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Weißwein 2013 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Ried Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc trocken 1 STK, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 16.50 €
Bottle closure: Glass
Registration number: #LN7321/14

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 January, 2015
Editor note: Translate to English Kühle, kräuterig-pflanzliche Zitrusnase mit feinen Aromen grüner Beeren, grün-vegetabilen Noten und gewisser Mineralik. Noch sehr jugendliche, feinsaftige, geschliffene Frucht, feine, lebendige Säure, gewisser Schmelz, kräuterig-pflanzliche Aromen und etwas Holunderblüte, nachhaltig, zart hefig und auch mineralisch, hat Griff, recht eleganter Stil, dabei ziemlich unentwickelt, etwas Tiefe, sehr guter, pflanzlich-würziger, mineralischer und saftiger Abgang. Aufgrund seiner einnehmenden Fruchtigkeit schon trügerisch zugänglich, sollte aber besser noch reifen.

The province of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the south-east of Austria. It borders the provinces of Carinthia (SW), Salzburg (W), Upper Austria (N), Lower Austria (N) and Burgenland (E), as well as Slovenia in the south. The Celts practised cultivated viticulture as early as the fourth century BC. As in all of Central Europe, Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) gave new impetus to viticulture. In the Middle Ages, the Roman Catholic Church and its monasteries, especially Rein Abbey of the ZisterzienserCistercian...

In Austria, viticulture has been practised since the time of settlement by the Celts almost 3,000 years ago. The Burgenland municipality of Zagersdorf and the Lower Austrian municipality of Stillfried in the Weinviertel are considered the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. In both places, grape seeds were found that date back to 700 and 900 BC respectively and can clearly be assigned to the species Vitis vinifera. The lifting of the ban on planting vines outside Italy by Emperor Domitian (51-96) by Emperor Probus (232-282) had a positive effect on viticulture. This...

Synonym for the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc; see there.
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