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2011 Riesling Smaragd, Hochrain, Franz Hirtzberger


$59.00 $47.20 per Bottle


4 Bottles




"A racy style, with well-defined flavors of ripe apple and pear, this crisp white delivers a citric snap, accompanied by rich notes of vanilla cream and spice, with a custardy finish. Drink now through 2018. 40 cases imported." Wine Spectator
(WS, 06/15/2013)

Rating: 91
Drink from: 2013-2018

"Herb-tinged aromas of apricot, vineyard peach and acacia honey, complicated by discreet spices. Juicy on the palate, showing a vibrant if somewhat austere acid structure. This unctuous yet youthfully closed riesling shows impressively persistent flavors of sweet, ripe stone fruits." Joel B. Payne, Vinous.com
(AG, 12/01/2013)

Rating: 90

"Honeyed grapefruit. Spicy and the alcohol shows a little on this (warm, end of tasting) sample. Dense, creamy and rich." Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 02/04/2014)

Rating: 17.5
Drink from: 2014-2021

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