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Domäne Wachau Riesling Smaragd Ried Achleiten 2019

Wachau Valley
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HK$288   each
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RRP HK$400 
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Palate Profile

Domäne Wachau’s vineyards are found on steep terraces reinforced by old, dry-stone walls and are part of a World Cultural Heritage. 

The pedigree of the Achleiten is immediately apparent from the strong scores of wines originating from this vineyard. Stephan Reinhardt (Wine Advocate) remarked how the “enormous smokiness” from the 2019 Riesling Smaragd Achleiten (96 pts WA) reminded him of volcanic rocks.

Critic Awards

A gentle hint of ripe tangerine peel immediately hits the nose. With more air, this unfolds to include notions of ripe blood orange and Mandarin, too. The palate comes in with steely concentration that speaks as much of absolute freshness as of glorious ripeness.

I love the peach, pie-crust and rose aromas of this ripe yet cool, dry and elegant Wachau wine. Very good concentration without much sense of weight, until you get to the well-structured finish, where the tannins are currently quite bold. Long finish with excellent tension. Drink or hold.

Region and Grapes

Region: Austria
Grape: Rieseling

Cellaring Potential

Drink now until 2050.

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