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Weingut Franz Hirtzberger Setzberg Riesling Smaragd 2012

External Review by Premier Wine & Spirits:

Classic Wachau, and classic Hirtzberger, this manages to pack each sip full of peach and peach pit flavor while retaining the transparency that’s a hallmark of the Wachau’s best wines. While full-bodied and rich, there’s nothing showy about it; it has the ease and clarity of a babbling brook, and a similar sense of minerality.

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External Reviews for Weingut Franz Hirtzberger Setzberg Riesling Smaragd

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
07/17/2014

Classic Wachau, and classic Hirtzberger, this manages to pack each sip full of peach and peach pit flavor while retaining the transparency that’s a hallmark of the Wachau’s best wines. While full-bodied and rich, there’s nothing showy about it; it has the ease and clarity of a babbling brook, and a similar sense of minerality.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
07/17/2014

Peach and apricot plus a pleasant spicy touch of anise on the nose. Powerful and firm on the palate, with a refreshing acidic backbone highlighting the yellow stone fruit flavors and bringing shape to the texture. Minerals and a hint of ginger linger impressively on the finish. Setzberg always brings the best results in warmer vintages.




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