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Winery Wines Impressions 14

White wine 2005 Wachau Achleiten Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 13.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF464106

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 July 2006
Editor note: Intense peppery nose with mineral notes, pulses, honeydew melon and some stone fruit. Very dclean in the mouth, elegantly juicy, with peppery spice and playful acidity, creamy on the palate, lots of cool mineral notes, herbs and spices, good substance and persistence, medium depth, excellent balance, long finish.

One of the eight specific wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Lower Austria, It is from the Danube flowed through, on the northern banks of which many of the most terraced Vineyards are lying. The partly very steep vineyards are among the steepest vineyards Austria. The narrow valley along the Danube is only 33 km long and the winegrowing area 15 km long. The gateway to the west makes that Benedictine Monastery Melk (since 1089), in the east it is through the over 1,000-year-old city Krems limited. In the 5th century lived at Favianis (Mautern)...

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