Winery Wines Impressions 14

White wine 2009 Wachau Achleiten Riesling Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 18.40 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LF422910

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 10 August 2019
Editor note: Tart, fairly cool nose, light vegetal and prominent mineral notes, restrained, fairly elegant citrus and stone fruit. Ripe, fairly juicy, bone dry fruit on the palate, creamy, elegant, fairly moderate acidity, persistent., nutty traces, prominent mineral notes, full body, some depth, fairly tranquil style, but also firm, slightly noticeable warm alcohol on a very good mineral finish. Holding up very well, although it is no longer quite as impressive as it was a few years ago.
Best to drink: To 2021+
Wein-Plus rating: 91+ WP
Last reviewed: 18 November 2010
Editor note: Sweetish nose, but also has prominent mineral notes, light floral and lactic traces, pears, pineapple, some banana and citrus notes, herbaceous notes. Creamy on the palate, initially again lactic notes, becomes increasingly juicy with aeration, firm fruit with vegetal and earthy notes, some hay, elegant acidity, slightly astringent tannins, quickly becomes more integrated and provides additional grip, intense, slightly salty mineral notes, very good persistence and substance, medium depth, very good 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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