Kracher Welschriesling TBA #11 (375ML half-bottle) 2002

Dessert from Austria

Price: $129.00
Item No. 128146
  • WS98
Alcohol By Volume: 6.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

The Kracher Welschriesling #11 has rich golden yellow tone in the glass. On the nose, the wine has herbed spice aromas with a touch of smoke over nougat, subtle fig, apricot and honey. The palate is luscious and succulent with fruit-driven flavors of orange; intense and elegant, with complexity and concentration of fruit.

Critical Acclaim

"A rich, concentrated and seductive sweetie, with a core of chocolate and butterscotch flavors. There are plenty of fruit notes to this as well, dominated by dried apricot, ripe pear and baked apple. Long, long finish, with touches of smoke and spice. A monumental effort."
98 Points

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Learn About Kracher Map ItMap It

Located in the Seewinkel, an area in the Burgenland region of Austra, along the eastern shore of Lake Neusiedl, Weinlaubenhof Alois Kracher is in possession of a microclimate uniquely suited to the production of Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese wines. 32 hectares of vineyards are planted with Welschriesling, Chardonnay, Traminer, Muskat Ottonel and Scheurebe. Kracher is...

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Learn About Austria

The country of Austria is steadily growing in both wine production and quality. The rise in popularity can be partly attributed to the success of Grüner Veltliner, the most-planted grape of Austria. As a landlocked country Austria has a decidedly continental climate. Most Austrian wine comes from the region of Lower Austria, which happens to be located in the northeast corner...

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Other Dessert Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites: Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected Semillon grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity. Don"t discount Sauternes' neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...

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