Trockenbeerenauslese Welschriesling 2006, JOSEF LENTSCH

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Austria  Burgenland 
Features Oaked, Late Harvest, Reserve, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
Style White, Still, Sweet, Single Variety
Last Tasted 18 Nov 2018
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Welschriesling
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This is a dark burnished gold beauty.

The tropical aromas on the nose are almost overpowering and wonderfully honeyed.

On the palate it is beginning to taste a lot like Christmas with dried and crystallised fruits in abundance. The honey is exceptional and, although this is quite a viscous wine, the texture is not cloying. The finish is very long and filled with fruit and sweetness.

For lovers of sweet wines, this is a must have as it is gorgeous and from a relatively unknown grape. For those exploring sweet wine, this is a pretty good place to start and use as a benchmark.

Ben says of the 2006 (October 2018): Still a remarkable wine with complex aromas and flavours that can keep you discovering more with every sniff and sip. Despite the weight and depth, the wine retains a lovely freshness and there is sufficient citrus acidity to prevent it from being cloying.

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Bottle Size Half bottle 37.5 cl
Variety Welschriesling
Vintage 2006
Last Tasted 18 Nov 2018
Keeps at least until 2030+
Is Mature Yes
Alcohol 8.5
Ripeness Trockenbeerenauslese
Allergens Contains Sulphites
Case Size 6
Composition Welschriesling 100%
Closure Natural Cork
sweetness dry
Winemaking Matured on the Lees, Malolactic
Aged In Barrel (new), Barrel (old)
Key Features Oaked, Late Harvest, Reserve, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
Available from Online Exclusive
Bought In (year) 2010
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