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White wine 2008 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Zieregg Sauvignon Blanc dry Große STK Lage, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Glass
Registration number : #L-S4908/09

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (92 WP)
Last reviewed: 17 February, 2011
Editor note: Deep, complex nose, prominent mineral notes, delicate spicy oak, pomaceous fruit, some avocado and herbaceous notes. Full-bodied and quite firm on the palate, polished, elegantly juicy, bone dry fruit, delicate nutty oak, prominent mineral notes, extremely elegant acidity, restrained, deep and persistent, still young, very good long finish.

One of the three specific wine growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Styria. The history of viticulture goes back to the fourth century BC. At the end of the 19th century, there were still 35,000 hectares of vineyards in Lower Styria, as it was then called, in the monarchy - that was about 15 times as much as today. At that time, however, this included areas that are now in Slovenia. The Habsburg Archduke Johann (1782-1859) set the course for Styrian quality viticulture here by founding an experimental vineyard near Marburg. At that time, the Pinot Blanc from the Jerusalem vineyard, which...

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