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Winery Wines Impressions 14

White wine 2008 Wachau Loibenberg Riesling Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 18.20 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF468109

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 14 June 2010
Editor note: Clear, fairly shy nose, pomaceous fruit and stone fruit, delicate herbaceous notes, mineral traces. Clear, elegant, juicy fruit on the palate, fairly prominent harmonious acidity, vegetal notes, fairly persistent, very light tannic touch, earthy and light mineral notes in the background, not particularly deep, but well made, medium body, slightly astringent on a good finish.
Wein-Plus rating: 87 WP
Last reviewed: 5 November 2009
Editor note: Fairly mature nose, slightly leafy with earthy and mineral notes, partly dried pomaceous fruit, some peaches and herbs. Fairly mature again on the palate, compact fruit with a touch of botrytis, pomaceous fruit, some peaches and a touch of yellow plums, earthy notes, some medicinal herbs, integrated acidity provides backbone, medium body, slightly tart on a very good 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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