Grüner Veltliner Loibenberg Smaragd 2022

ALZINGER

Grüner Veltliner Loibenberg Smaragd
2022

$85.85*

* Suggested retail price

6 case(s) available

Product code
85076
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Type of product
Still wine
Country
Austria
Regulated designation
Prädikatswein
Region
Niederösterreich
Appellation
Wachau
Varietal(s)
Grüner Veltliner 100 %
Colour
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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About this winery

Weingut Alzinger is located on a magnificent stretch of the Danube 65km west of Vienna, on a majestic bend where the great river sweeps past Unterloiben in the region of Wachau. This is surely one of the most spectacular wine regions in the world, so stunningly beautiful that it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which as the Alzinger website proudly proclaims, makes it “coequal to the pyramids of Giza, the Taj Mahal, and the Great Wall of China “. This is a very special...

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Press reviews

James Suckling

- 94 points -

September 2023

Fragrant nose of dried herb, white pepper, jackfruit and yellow kiwi fruit. It’s sleek and creamy, full-bodied, but with a lovely coolness. Exotic fruit and herb character but not rich or overpowering.

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Vinous

- 93 points -

November 2023

The 2022 Grüner Veltliner Loibenberg Smaragd is picked from a loess island in the mid-slope of this rather large and warm site. Harvest point here is key. Yeasty creaminess is immediately evident on the nose, while more swirling brings some pear skin and pepper. The palate delves into this yeastiness but adds lovely tension to its fluid, slightly peppery core that has some pithy concentration. This sails on but without an ounce of fat—elegant, supple and smooth

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