Introducing the exquisite 2018 Tement Zieregg Vinothek Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, a captivating white wine hailing from the breathtaking region of Styria in Austria. This wine is a true testament to the artistry of Tement, a renowned producer known for crafting exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir of their vineyards.
In the glass, the wine exhibits a luminous golden hue, hinting at the elegance and complexity that awaits. With a cork closure, this wine promises a traditional and authentic experience from the moment it is uncorked.
On the nose, the 2018 Tement Zieregg Vinothek Reserve reveals an expansive bouquet that captivates the senses. The prominent aroma of grapefruit takes center stage, accompanied by delicate nuances of exotic fruit and a whisper of Mediterranean herbs. This aromatic symphony invites you to delve deeper into the glass, uncovering new layers of complexity with each inhale.
Upon the first sip, this wine showcases its remarkable textural complexity and richness. Despite its imposing scale, the wine maintains a perfect balance, thanks to the presence of refreshing acidity that prevents any hint of heaviness. The finish is nothing short of extraordinary, leaving a lasting impression with its harmonious blend of citrus notes, mineral undertones, and wild herb accents.
Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded this remarkable vintage a staggering 96 points, praising its expansive nose, rich texture, and powerful finish. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also bestowed a commendable score of 95, lauding its density, spice, and aging potential. Both critics acknowledged the wine's impressive phenolic structure, which becomes more apparent the longer the wine is open.
With an alcohol content of 14.0%, this wine is a true expression of the exceptional quality achieved from organically grown grapes. Encased in a bottle featuring a captivating label, the 2018 Tement Zieregg Vinothek Reserve Sauvignon Blanc is a true gem that demands attention and appreciation.
Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future indulgence, this wine is a testament to the mastery of Tement and a shining example of the incredible Sauvignon Blanc produced in the Styria region of Austria. Savor every sip and let the 2018 Tement Zieregg Vinothek Reserve transport you to the very heart of this remarkable terroir.