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2008 Emmerich Knoll Gruner Veltliner Smaragd Vinothekfullung
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95 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2009

Medium green-yellow. A complex and inviting bouquet of tobacco, apple and blossom honey leads to a compellingly generous and ripe but juicy palate, featuring opulent mango, papaya and pineapple fruit flavors wrapped around a vibrant core of acids and wet rock. The finish of this very powerful young wine is luxurious and extremely long, and in need of further bottle aging. I'd wait until at least 2013 to start drinking this but there will be no need to hurry as this should deliver tremendous pleasure through 2023.

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