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White wine 2007 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Bottle closue: Glass
Registration number : #162622

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (91+ WP)
Last reviewed: 11 April 2008
Editor note: Firm, concentrated nose, prominent mineral notes, fresh grassy and cool herbaceous notes, also green berries, pears and citrus fruit. Extremely ripe, juicy fruit on the palate, sweetish herbaceous notes, some eucalyptus, cool mineral notes, very elegant, playful acidity, very creamy and very persistent, good depth, still very young, very long finish.

One of the three specific wine regions in the Austrian state or generic wine-growing region Styria, The history of viticulture dates back to the fourth century BC. In the monarchy there were at the end of the 19th century in the then so-called Lower Styria still 35,000 hectares of vineyards - that was about 15 times the amount compared to today. But at that time counted in today Slovenia lying areas. The Habsburg Archduke Johann (1782-1859) set the course for the Styrian quality viticulture by founding a trial winery near Marburg. The Pinot Blanc of the today in Slovenia At the time, lying Riede Jerusalem...

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