More Austrians – mainly 2019 Rieslings

Grafenegg tasting bottles in cooler

Julia's second report based on the annual Traditionsweingüter tasting in Austria. Last time the Grüner Veltliners, this time everything else, plus a look ahead at the 2020 vintage. See also her lucid, detailed explanation of the background to this ongoing, long-term and ambitious attempt at vineyard classification, originally in the Danube region but now as far east as Carnuntum.

Below I review the Rieslings, like the Grüners mostly 2019, plus, new this year at the Traditionsweingüter event, Wiener Gemischter Satz (the new DAC for the historic and traditional field-blend style of whites in the Vienna region), Wagram Roter...