2016 F.X. Pichler Riesling Smaragd Loibner Loibenberg
Riesling - 750ML
2016 F.X. Pichler Riesling Smaragd Loibner Loibenberg
  • WA 94
  • WS 94

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WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2017
(93-94) The 2016 Ried Loibenberg Riesling Smaragd is stunningly precise, cool and fresh on the nose where mango, passion fruit and yellow nectarine flavors are displayed. On the palate, this is a full-bodied, piquant and...   (93-94) The 2016 Ried Loibenberg Riesling Smaragd is stunningly precise, cool and fresh on the nose where mango, passion fruit and yellow nectarine flavors are displayed. On the palate, this is a full-bodied, piquant and concentrated Riesling with a tight structure, lovely grip and tension from healthy, crisp skins. This is a great Loibenberg that just needs 5-7 years to shine. Tasted as a sample in July 2017. -Stephan Reinhardt  
WS 94
Wine Spectator, September 2018
A floral style, exhibiting lavender, passion fruit and apricot flavors, while the acidity cuts through midpalate, making this firm and focused, leaving a minerally impression before the dry, mouthwatering finish takes...   A floral style, exhibiting lavender, passion fruit and apricot flavors, while the acidity cuts through midpalate, making this firm and focused, leaving a minerally impression before the dry, mouthwatering finish takes over. A bit tight at the moment, but the components are there. Give this a few years to unravel. Best from 2020 through 2027. — A.Z.  
Category Description
Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country Austria
Region Niederosterreich
Sub-region Wachau
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork