Steinertal Smaragd Riesling 2017

ALZINGER

Steinertal Smaragd Riesling
2017

$72.97*

* Suggested retail price

4 case(s) available

Product code
624288
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Cross dock
Status
Allocated
Country
Austria
Regulated designation
Prädikatswein
Region
Niederösterreich
Appellation
Wachau
Varietal(s)
Riesling 100 %
Color
White
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

- 96 points -

November 2018

The youthful and delicate lemon-balm, white-peach and tart-au-citron character, make this sleek and diamond-bright beauty very hard to resist. Perfect balance at the super long, crystalline finish.

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Wine Advocate

- 94 points -

December 2018

Alzinger's 2017 Ried Steinertal Riesling Smaragd is coolish, fresh and piquant on the crunchy, spicy nose where white fruit aromas are displayed. Lush and intense on the palate, this is a rich, full-bodied, firm, mineral and very elegant Steinertal Riesling with green, crispy fruit on the salty-piquant, stimulating finish. As always, the Steinertal needs time to open up compared the the Loibenberg.

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Wine Spectator

- 93 points -

November 2018

A tropical style, exhibiting passion fruit, persimmon and ground ginger flavors before the firm structure of mouthwatering acidity and minerality takes over, leaving a bone-dry impression. Notes of white pepper emerge on the long finish. This should shine in several years.

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