June 2013 - Austria - All Wines

This month's Wine feature is Austrian - All Wines
Austria - All Wines Reviews
202479
Angerer
2009 "Rubin Unikat" Kamptal
Rich aromas of black pepper, sandalwood, cashew toffee and blackberry compote with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a fig, apple, cedar and mineral accented finish. A great sipper or table wine that will be very versatile. An extraordinary value.
93 points $10 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202428
Lenz Moser
2012 Prestige Grüner Veltliner
Aromas of banana, nectarine, and spiced melon with a racy, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy lime and chalk driven finish. A delicious sipper or pair with fish, scallops and crab legs.
93 points $13.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202432
Malteser Ritterorden
2011 Mailberg Merlot
Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, and dark berry pie with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a long, tangy, apple and mocha nut fudge accented finish. Quite elegant and balanced oak compliments the fruit.
92 points $25.49
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202432
Malteser Ritterorden
2011 Mailberg Merlot
Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, and dark berry pie with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a long, tangy, apple and mocha nut fudge accented finish. Quite elegant and balanced oak compliments the fruit.
92 points $25.49
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202430
Lenz Moser
2012 Prestige Riesling
Lovely floral aromas of tropical fruits with a crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a racy, green apple and lime finish. Very refreshing.
90 points $16.49 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202429
Lenz Moser
2012 Selection Grüner Veltliner
Mild aromas of peach, meringue and praline with a supple, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tart, lemon pepper and mineral driven finish. A nicely etched grüner for the table.
88 points $12.49 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202431
Lenz Moser
2009 Prestige Reserve Blauer Zweigelt
Savory aromas of warm pickles and beets, grilled nuts and berries with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a leafy greens and herb finish. A nice savory wine for stews and game.
87 points $19.49
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202480
Angerer
2012 Grau Burgunder
Mild aromas of lemon strudel and apple sauce with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy, lime and chalk accented finish. Very nice structure; serve with scallops.
86 points $7 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
202427
Lenz Moser
2012 Grüner Veltliner
Attractive aromas of peach custard pie and tropical fruits with a silky, fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy green apple, pepper dust, earthy and lemon accented finish. Not very varietal in character, but refreshing.
86 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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