June 2014 - Austria - All Wines

This month's Wine feature is Austrian - All Wines
Austria - All Wines Reviews
206421
Lenz Moser
2012 Prestige, Trockenbeerenauslese Burgenland
Lustrous old gold color. Classic aromas and flavors of honeyed dried peaches and golden raisin compote with a satiny, sweet medium-full body and a long, resonant, flinty mineral accented finish. A fantastically balanced and flavorful TBA.
94 points $26.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206423
Lenz Moser
2013 Prestige Grüner Veltliner
Straw color. Bright aromas and flavors of guava, grapefruit, watermelon rind, and white pepper with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a long, flavor packed finish. A great fruit driven gruner that is amazingly versatile.
93 points $13.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206425
Lenz Moser
2013 Prestige Riesling
Yellow straw color. Aromas of baked apple and nuts with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy, mineral and peach skin finish.
90 points $16.49
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206427
Klosterkeller Siegendorf
2011 Siegendorf Red Burgenland
Garnet. Aromas of smoked nuts and meats, grilled tomato, and pomegranate with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a cedar and delicate creamy spice accented finish. Nice balanced and refinement.
90 points $16.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206424
Lenz Moser
2013 Selection Grüner Veltliner
Straw color. Aromas of cracked pepper, pressed flowers, and melon rind with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy, Meyer lemon and mineral accented finish.
89 points $12.49
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206426
Lenz Moser
2011 Prestige Blaufrankisch Barrique
Dark garnet violet color. Aromas and flavors of toasted pistachios, tobacco, and spiced mulberries with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a touch of creamy vanilla, lime, melon, and earth on the finish. A very well rounded blaufrankisch.
88 points $19.49
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206422
Lenz Moser
2013 Zweigelt
Garnet color. Bold aromas of roasted and pickled peppers, figs, mulberries, and peppercorns have a tequila-like quality with a soft, dryish medium body and a drying roasted nut and mineral accented finish. A solid table wine.
86 points $10.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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