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Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Riesling 2018 Wine Review

Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Riesling 2018

Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Riesling 2018

Wachau D.A.C., Austria

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Domäne Wachau

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Sourced from steeply-terraced and select vineyards, this Austrian Riesling with grapes sourced from the Wachau enjoys moderating temperature from both the Danube River and cool Atlantic Ocean. Wachau wines have three classification levels for Wachau wines: Steinfeder for wines up to 11.5% alcohol level; Federspiel for wines between 11.5–12.5% and Smaragd that must have a minimum of 12.5% alcohol level. This wine was made in the Federspiel style to an alcohol level between 11.5 and 12.5% abv. Look for ripe pear, peach and soft orange flavours matched by crisp acidity. Pair with a Swiss fondue.

Riesling food pairings: pork knuckles and sauerkraut, pork roast, mild curries.

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This Domäne Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Riesling 2018 was reviewed on January 8, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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From Domäne Wachau Terrassen, Federspiel Riesling 2018 is a mouth-watering cool-climate Riesling with lime florals, peach, apricot and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Extra dry with riveting acidity, pair with classic German cuisine such as cheese fondue, roast pork, schupfnudeln and sauerkraut. - Community Wine Reviews

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