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Alzinger Ried Loibenberg Smaragd Wachau Riesling

Region: Wachau
Grape variety: Riesling
Vineyard: Loibenberg
Soil type: barren primary rock with shallow soils
Wine-making: Spontaneously fermented in stainless steel. Elevage in steel with a small amount of neutral Austrian oak.

Ried Loibenberg

The south-facing terraces of the Loibenberg store sun all day long and are considered the warmest in the Wachau.  Between the first terraces at the foot of the slope and the last ones on the summit there are a good 200 meters in altitude. In addition, many vineyards are located in the shade of protective forests. In addition, ditches open to the north, the air of which allows the climate to cool down noticeably, especially at night. The Riesling is rooted in barren and shallow soils that promote a tighter style.

Reflection of its terroir; concentrated and yet elegant at the same time; complex aroma profile – mostly with tropical nuances; velvety, juicy on the palate, yet gripping and lively.

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
Austria
Region:
Wachau
Appellation:
Wachau
Variety:
Riesling
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
92
Date:
2020-04-01