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White wine 2015 Wachau Ried Achleiten Grüner Veltliner Smaragd dry, Lower Austria/Niederösterreich, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LN447016

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Great (97 WP)
Last reviewed: 31 January 2017
Editor note: Firm, deep, yeasty nose, light vegetal and herbaceous notes, restrained pomaceous and stone fruit, prominent earthy and mineral notes, delicate peppery traces. Ripe, firm, concentrated, slightly warm, sweetish and creamy fruit on the palate, dried vegetal notes, hint of tobacco, peppery traces and some yellow spice, very elegant acidity, integrated tannins provide a noticeable grip, hint of tobacco in the background, some pomegranate seeds, noticeable warm alcohol, excellent substance and depth, appears quite massive, but also noble and elegant, very good long, creamy, spicy finish with a hint of tobacco and lots of black pepper. Improves with aeration over several days, definitely will benefit from maturation, but will not take any prisoners at any stage of its development.

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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