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White wine 2018 Vulkanland Steiermark DAC Klöch Riesling dry, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Price: 15.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine, Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Glass
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #N10708/19

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 4 July, 2020
Editor note: Cool, planty and delicately floral, quite clearly mineral nose with light, tart yellow-fruity aromas. Clear, light, fine juicy fruit, polished, lively acidity, delicate touch, persistent on the palate, vegetable and floral nuances, lots of chalky and slightly salty minerality, yeasty notes, elegant style, certain depth, very good, firm finish

The province of Styria with its capital Graz is located in the southeast of Austria. It borders the provinces of Carinthia (SW), Salzburg (W), Upper Austria (N), Lower Austria (N) and Burgenland (E), as well as Slovenia to the south. The Celts practiced 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 practiced 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 to be the oldest wine-growing communities in Austria. Grape seeds dating back to 700 and 900 BC respectively have been found in both places and can be clearly 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...

The white grape variety probably comes from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms that testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones are Risling (Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling (Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan (France); Riesling Renano (Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski (Croatia); Rislinoc (Moldavia); Rheinriesling,...

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