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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...
- 96 Points -
The youthful and delicate lemon-balm, white-peach and tart-au-citron character, make this sleek and diamond-bright beauty very hard to resist. Perfect balance at the super long, crystalline finish.See detailed press review
- 94 Points -
Alzinger's 2017 Ried Steinertal Riesling Smaragd is coolish, fresh and piquant on the crunchy, spicy nose where white fruit aromas are displayed. Lush and intense on the palate, this is a rich, full-bodied, firm, mineral and very elegant Steinertal Riesling with green, crispy fruit on the salty-piquant, stimulating finish. As always, the Steinertal needs time to open up compared the the Loibenberg.See detailed press review
- 93 Points -
A tropical style, exhibiting passion fruit, persimmon and ground ginger flavors before the firm structure of mouthwatering acidity and minerality takes over, leaving a bone-dry impression. Notes of white pepper emerge on the long finish. This should shine in several years.See detailed press review