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Weißwein 2018 Wachau Ried Achleiten Riesling Auslese halbtrocken, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Sweetness: halbtrocken (off-dry)
Classification: Auslese
Price: 21.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LN10245/19

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Last reviewed: 10 September, 2019

The federal state of Lower Austria with its capital St. Pölten is located in the east of Austria. With an area of around 19,200 km², it is the largest federal state. It surrounds the Austrian capital Wien, borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the north-east, Burgenland to the south-east, Styria to the south and Upper Austria to the west.

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