Winery Wines Files 14

White wine 2008 Wachau Ried 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 growing areas in the Austrian province or generic wine growing area of Lower Austria. It is crossed by the Danube, on whose northern bank slopes many of the most terraced vineyards are located. The partly very steep vineyards are among the steepest vineyards in Austria. The narrow valley along the Danube is only 33 kilometres long, the wine growing area 15 kilometres long. The gate to the west is formed by the Benedictine monastery of Melk (since 1089), in the east it is bordered by the more than 1,000 year old city of Krems. In the 5th century,...

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