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White wine 2011 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Grassnitzberg Sauvignon Blanc Reserve dry, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Glass
Registration number : #S3086/12

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Great (95 WP)
Last reviewed: 2 February 2017
Editor note: Cool, deep, fairly firm and tart nose, elegant vegetal, grassy and herbaceous notes, light peppery notes, restrained, elegant yellow and green fruitm algae, intense mineral notes. Very firm on the palate, cool, concentrated, firm and polished, very noble fruit, very elegant, lively acidity, persistent, elegant herbaceous, vegetal and mineral notes, still has noticeable yeasty notes in the background, very firm mineral backbone, deep and complex, still largely undeveloped, has grip, delicate hint of tobacco, very clear contours, tart and juicy, yeasty and nutty notes, cool spicy vegetal notes, minerally on a firm, long finish. Needs time to mature.

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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