Austria's High Plateau

Riesling and Grüner Veltliner achieve consistent success in 2005, but 2006 promises even greater heights of quality
Kim Marcus
Issue: June 15, 2007

Despite difficult conditions during the growing season in 2005, Austrian winemakers rose to the challenge with their most recent crop of wines, making scores of outstanding whites from the vintage. The reds in current release, mostly from the previous year, also offer expressive fruit profiles, while the country's unctuous dessert-style wines continue to present a rich bounty of high quality bottlings.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 17, 2007.

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