Winery Wines Impressions 14

White wine 2008 Wachau Achleiten Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 17.20 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF462509

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 4 August 2010
Editor note: Cool nose, elegant spice, earthy and mineral notes, vegetal notes, pomaceous fruit, elegant tart herbaceous notes. Tart and quite full-bodied on the palate, soft, creamy, but also bone-dry fruit, prominent vegetal, earthy and mineral notes, hint of tobacco, very elegant acidity, good persistence, full-bodied and firm, tart and creamy on a very good finish.
Wein-Plus rating: 87 WP
Last reviewed: 5 November 2009
Editor note: Quite a playful nose, partly preserved and partly dried apples, herbaceous notes and some nuts, elegant mineral notes, touch of tobacco. Gentle and delicate, very persistent preserved apple and stone fruit on the palate, quite full-bodied, delicate bitter notes, some herbs and pimento in the background, integrated acidity, voluminous, very ripe, indeed slightly overripe fruit, shows its origin and has clear varietal character, very slightly tannic on a 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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