2020 Emmerich Knoll Loibner Riesling Federspiel

Playful peachy yellow fruit balanced by a bright fresh finish, this Austrian Riesling is light as feather.

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With a sweeping view of the magnificent Danube River, these Riesling vines come from sandy clay soils around the Knoll homestead in the village of lower Loiben.

Fermentation in old oak and skin contact serve to lend a little extra weight and spice.

Playful and textured, this leads with floral, peachy yellow fruit balanced by a bright fresh finish.

From vines on loess and gneiss soils in various sites surrounding the Knoll family home. Average age is 25 years with a planting density around 3500-4000 plants per hectare.

Riesling grapes are hand harvested, whole bunch pressed and given short skin contact. Fermentation takes place in a mix of wooden casks and stainless steel tanks with ageing on lees for a minimum of 4 months.

Federspiel is the medium level for dry whites under the local Wachau classification.

91 Points - "The forthright, nutty apple and mirabelle character gives this racy, medium-bodied dry riesling plenty of appeal. Sleek for 12.5% alcohol and a long, almost steely finish with plenty of minerality. Drink or hold." - Stuart Piggott (JamesSuckling.com)

92 Points - "A little pepper and spice over tart plum, green apple and grapefruit. It’s a bit chewy and grippy, a subtle bitterness, tangy acidity, and a long sour-edged grapefruity finish. A lot of spicy character and rugged appeal. Like this." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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