Wine Alzinger, Riesling "Loibenberg" Smaragd, 2016
The wine has a pale yellow color with delicate greenish highlights.
The wine has a rich flavor with a silky texture, shades of lemon, ripe fruit and wild herbs. Live acidity emphasizes the benefit of refined structure. The elegant and long aftertaste felt wide range of fruity and spicy minerality.
Exquisite bouquet of the wine reveals aromas of peach, apple, orange and subtle nuances of spice.
The wine goes well with fish dishes, clams, scallops, and accentuate the taste of dishes from poultry, white meat and goat cheese.
Riesling "Loibenberg" Smaragd convince you that Riesling can create amazing on a combination of intense flavor and fresh acidity of the wine. This variety is one of the most common in Austria, and created from it are very popular wine. The reason for this is extremely fresh and juicy fruit flavor, which you can enjoy from the first sip to the last moments aftertaste. Riesling gives a good harvest, when the vines absorbed the warm sunny climate of the Wachau and took the best of the rich slate soils.
Riesling "Loybenberg" refers to a category of Smaragd. Quality wine category Smaragd - the most "mature" in the classification of the Wachau and most sought after by consumers and critics, they have not less than 12.5% alcohol and not more than 8 g / l of residual sugar, have a long storage potential. Called "smaragd" wine obliged emerald-green lizard living on the terraces of vineyards. Riesling "Loybenberg" Smaragd - truly a gem, emerald (in German "smaragd" - emerald) in the treasury of the winery Alzinger.
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.