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White wine 2012 Southern Styria/Süd-Steiermark Zieregg Sauvignon Blanc dry IZ, Styria/Steiermark, Austria

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Glass
Maturing: Barrique used
Registration number : #336706

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Great (97 WP)
Last reviewed: 2 February 2017
Editor note: Intense, deep, concentrated, complex, touching nose with nutty, herbaceous and vegetal notes, light oak, hint of tobacco, yellow spice and peppery aromas, iodine, curcuma, elderflowers and some mustard seed, prominent mineral notes. Bone dry and very firm on the palate, extremely concentrated fruit, lots of yellow spice, tobacco, yeasty and nutty notes, very elegant acidity, tremendous substance, reined-in power, integrated tannins provide firm grip, touch of smoky oak, prominent bacon notes, prominent earthy and salty mineral notes, complex and deep, chewy, tart and juicy, peppery spice on a 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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