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Weingut Alzinger is located on a magnificent stretch of the Danube 65km west of Vienna, on a majestic bend where the great river sweeps past Unterloiben in the region of Wachau. This is surely one of the most spectacular wine regions in the world, so stunningly beautiful that it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which as the Alzinger website proudly proclaims, makes it “coequal to the pyramids of Giza, the Taj Mahal, and the Great Wall of China “. This is a very special...
- 92+ Points -
Alzinger's 2016 Ried Steinertal Riesling Smaragd is concentrated but clear, fresh and mineral on the nose where white fruit and flinty flavors are displayed. Round and elegant on the palate, this is a charming and well-balanced Riesling with a juicy, mouth-filling texture and refined mineral structure. The 2016 has very good length and purity, doesn't lack tension, grip or salinity and is really stimulating...See detailed press review
- (95-97) Points -
Bright yellow-green, silver reflections. Inviting nuances of yellow vineyard peach, a touch of tropical fruit and blossom honey, mineral touch, multi-faceted bouquet. Juicy, elegant and extremely finesse, racy structured, looks extremely fleet-footed, lemony touch, salty and persistent, highly delicately Riesling style.