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Prieler "Leithaberg" Neusidlersee-Hugelland Pinot Blanc 2012

91 Our Score
91 Wine Enthusiast
(5/1/2014) "Appetizing, flinty notes of woodsmoke mingle with green pear and unite into wonderful concentration on the linear palate. A rounded but toned wine, with some muscle and an almost phenolic grip, this calls out for food and will be a worthy accompaniment for white meats. Wonderful apple-dominated and prolonged finish."
$
3999
750 ML
Available:
~12 bottlesCheck all Stores

Prieler "Seeberg" Neusidlersee-Hugelland Pinot Blanc 2013

92 Wine Enthusiast
91+ Our Score
(11/2014) Brother and sister Georg and Silvia Prieler farm 20 hectares of white and red grapes in the Burgenland region of Austria, roughly 30 miles south of Vienna. At a recent tasting, Georg poured us this 2013 Pinot Blanc from the limestone rich Seeberg vineyard. We instantly smiled, as we had tasted an earlier vintage of this wine with Georg three years ago, while actually standing in the Seeberg vineyard. Yes, our jobs are difficult. ;) This 2013 bottling is delicious, with a medium-full bodied texture and weight to balance its zesty finish. The flavors are subtle, with fresh red and yellow pear, macadamia, lavender honey and river stone mineral notes gliding across the palate, giving pleasure and complexity. Precise, but fleshy and dense. The Austrians have a way with Pinot Blanc that makes us want to drink it all the time.
$
2599
750 ML
Available:
~29 bottlesCheck all Stores

Heidi Schrock Neusiedlersee-Hugelland Gelber Muskateller 2013

92 Our Score
(11/2014) Heidi Schrock took over her family's winery in 1983. Located in the historic village of Rust, along the shores of the famous Lake Neusidlersee (across the lake from Hungary), Heidi and her neighbors are best known for a dessert style wine that compares to the famed Tokaji of Hungary. This aromatic bottling, however, is completely dry. It is one of those wines that totally blows people away. It just grabs you, especially if you're serving it with a spicy, savory dish like pozole or curry. Perfumed and floral, it gives notes of five spice, rose, jasmine, ginger, wild cherry, nectarine and lychee. It is long and complex and, if given another 1-2 years in bottle, will round out and develop even more. Bring to your friends' house for dinner, but make sure they open it while you're there!
$
2399
750 ML
Available:
~29 bottlesCheck all Stores

Claus Preisinger "Kalkstein" Burgenland Blaufrankisch 2014

89+ Our Score
90 Wine & Spirits
(4/2017) "Preisinger selects the grapes for this wine from parcels rich in limestone (kalkstein), then ferments the fruit with ambient yeasts in stainless steel tanks and ages it ten months in barrels. The result is a pretty blaufränkisch, delicate in its cedar spice and juicy black fruit. It ends clean, the acidity palate whetting."
$
1999
750 ML
Available:

Heinrich Burgenland Red 2013

90 Our Score
(7/2016) Drive two hours due south from Vienna and you'll find yourself in Burgenland, the Austrian wine region known for dessert wines and distinctive reds such as this bottling from Heinrich. A blend of 50% Zweigelt, 40% Blaufrankish and 10% Saint Laurent, this earthy, peppery, red fruited wine tastes like a good Côtes-du-Rhône with quite a pleasant Austrian character. Enjoy this delightful red by itself, with a slight chill, or try with roast chicken or even schnitzel!
$
1499
750 ML
Available:
120+ bottlesCheck all Stores

Meinklang Burgenland White 2013

89 Our Score
(4/2015) An enticing blend of 50% Gruner Veltliner, 40% Riesling and 10% Muskat. These grapes work very well together, providing lemon, lime, peach and apple in the nose and on the palate. On the drier side of off-dry, this delicious blend finishes with a spicy, peach flavor.
$
1299
750 ML
Available:
~13 bottlesCheck all Stores
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