Wine Alzinger, Riesling "Steinertal" Smaragd, 2012
Reviews of purchase Alzinger, Riesling "Steinertal" Smaragd, 2012
The wine is light golden color with a hint of grass.
In a clean, elegant, juicy taste of wine is dominated by fruit tones, especially noticeable citrus fruit. The wine has a balanced acidity and a pleasant minerality stable.
The wine has a pleasant varietal aroma with hints of green apple, exotic fruit, pineapple and peach and delicate floral nuances.
The wine goes well with seafood, salmon, snacks, white meat or poultry.
International reputation of Austrian wines in the majority makes the region of Lower Austria. This part of the country plays an important role in the development of the wine industry, as the total wine production here - this is 60% of the total Austrian production. Among the wineries areas of Lower Austria is famous for its vineyards of the Wachau - a beautiful region, situated on the banks of the Danube. Here, in the hills Loybenberg grows grapes Leo Altsinger - winemaker, had won fame among colleagues sage. He is assisted by a son, who was also named Leo. At the time, Leo Jr. was an intern in the wine farms in New Zealand, and now helps his father in everything.
Alzinger family farm is located in Dürnstein - one of the areas of the Wachau. Grown on terraces near the Danube grapes processed manually. And the creators of entirely subordinate its work principle: "Quality can be a good result in the long run." According to the owners, each vineyard has its own personality, and this uniqueness will necessarily be reflected in the character of the wine. Enjoying products Altsinger wineries, we can see that for the production of good wine you need to have a special instinct to feel what we call potential. The exact calculation and science does not always play a major role. Both father and son learned Altsinger feel every bunch of grapes, trying to convey his feelings to all lovers of fine wine.