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White wine 2006 Wachau Ried Hochrain Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #N1815/07

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 3 January 2017
Editor note: Prominent vegetal notes on the nose, dried herbs, pomaceous fruit, delicate floral traces, hint of celery, earthy and mineral notes. Full-bodied on the palate, dry, very ripe, partly preserved fruit, fairly lively acidity, persistent, sweetish and creamy, noticeable high alcohol, delicate hint of caramel, nutty traces, currently appears a little heavy, in spite of its acidity, but is also not yet really mature yet, some depth, very good finish. Is taking much longer to develop than originally expected, and is currenty in an interim phase.
Best to drink: 2018-2022+?
Wein-Plus rating: 90 WP
Last reviewed: 20 July 2007
Editor note: Pears and green apples on the nose, pumpkin and honeydew melon, prominent mineral notes, vegetal notes. Full-bodied and firm on the palate, elegantly juicy, extremely ripe fruit with elegant acidity, refreshing herbs and spices, persistent, cool mineral notes, very full-bodied, but also very polished, apepars lighter than it really is, excellent balance, very good depth, 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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