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Classic happy and crunchy Austrian white - Welschriesling.

A delicious fresh Welschriesling - one of the main "apéritif" wines in Austria.


Source
Austria
White

Information

About this vintage

Vintage
2012
SKU
4313047
Composition
Welschriesling 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
13 %
Stock
46
Last tasted
March 14 2017
Keep until
2019
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
Austria
Colour
White
Region
Burgenland
Variety
Welschriesling
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

Welschriesling, or 'foreign' riesling, is a lovely grape that does not get enough acknowledgement. Known in Croatia as Graševina, it is the most widely planted white grape variety and is often much admired in the UK as an exotic and rare grape. Under the Austrian name Welschriesling, it is less well appreciated as the name offers incorrect and confusing liks to Riesling, to which it has no relationship.

This clear wine has plenty of youthful acidity but has added a reasonable amount of gravitas with its five years of age. There is a depth that was not there when the wine was young. This gives a very long and pleasant finish to the wine and makes it much more food friendly than originally.



About this vintage

Vintage
2013
SKU
4315001
Composition
Welschriesling 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
13 %
Stock
58
Last tasted
2016
Keep until
2020
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
Austria
Colour
White
Region
Burgenland
Variety
Welschriesling
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

Welschriesling, or 'foreign' riesling, is a lovely grape that does not get enough acknowledgement. Known in Croatia as Graševina, it is the most widely planted white grape variety and is often much admired in the UK as an exotic and rare grape. Under the Austrian name Welschriesling, it is less well appreciated as the name offers incorrect and confusing liks to Riesling, to which it has no relationship.

This clear wine has plenty of youthful acidity but has added a reasonable amount of gravitas with its five years of age. There is a depth that was not there when the wine was young. This gives a very long and pleasant finish to the wine and makes it much more food friendly than originally.



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