White

2009 Alzinger Riesling Smaragd Steinertal

Riesling

  • Austria
  • Niederösterreich
  • Wachau
Drink between 2018 - 2035 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • akoe Likes this wine: 94 points

    September 8, 2019 - Interesting to try this again. Apricot, orange blossoms, and a hint of petrol on the fragrant nose. Medium acidity, with flavors of oranges, ripe apricots, and orange peel on the palate. Very nice finish.

  • coremill wrote: 87 points

    August 30, 2019 - I found this disappointing. Classic flavor profile, medium weight, but too soft, lacking structure and acidity.

  • salil wrote: 95 points

    June 3, 2019 - Spectacular. The fruit has calmed down some since its youth, and the mineral and herbal flavours are more apparent now, along with the start of lightly savoury creamy and smoky notes. The sense of sheer lightness and vibrancy on the palate that I recall from its youth have not changed a bit, and this is absolutely thrilling to sit and follow right now.

  • afot Likes this wine:

    November 5, 2018 - Dark golden, really intense pterol note. A bit alcoholic and lacking some acidity. Drink up.

  • akoe Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 18, 2018 - Stone fruit, petrol, dried apricot, and orange blossom on the nose. Great balance with orange peel, citrus, peach, and a hint of honey flavors on the palate. Long finish. Wife: 91

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  • By Peter Moser
    April 2011 (link)

    (Leo Alzinger Riesling Smaragd Steinertal) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type White
  • Producer Alzinger
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Smaragd
  • Vineyard Steinertal
  • Country Austria
  • Region Niederösterreich
  • SubRegion Wachau
  • Appellation n/a

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 57 (53%)
  • Consumed 51 (47%)

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