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Weißwein 2020 Südsteiermark DAC Sauvignon Blanc Gebietswein trocken "Kalk & Kreide", Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: Gebietswein
Price: 14.50 €
Organic labeling: Certified sustainable, Organic wine
Bottle closure: Glass
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LN513521

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 5 July, 2021
Best to drink: 2022-2026+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Taut, tart green-vegetable nose, a little reminiscent of savory, with restrained, fine yellow and green fruity aromas, a little elderflower, fennel and mineral tones. Clear, delicate melon fruit, very fine acidity, planty to herbal aromas, slightly red berry in the background, good persistence, yeasty nuances, quite firm structure, some depth, minerality in the background, a hint of citrus peel, still undeveloped, very good finish.

Since the 2018 vintage, wine-legally defined DAC area (specific wine-growing region) in the Austrian wine-growing region of Styria (generic wine-growing region). See under Südsteiermark.

The federal state of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the south-east of Austria. It borders the federal states of Carinthia in the southwest, Salzburg (west), Upper Austria and Lower Austria in the north, Burgenland in the east and Slovenia in the south. The Celts practised cultivated viticulture as early as the fourth century BC. As in all of Central Europe, the Frankish Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) gave new impetus to viticulture. In the Middle Ages, the Roman Catholic Church and its monasteries, especially Rein...

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc; see there.
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