91 The Wine Advocate: "...with full-bodied, meaty, powerful, dry flavors as well as a huge finish..." 94 Wine Spectator: "...hint of jamminess to the mix of raspberry, plum and fig fruit, along with melted licorice, charred cedar and singed vanilla bean accents and a very light echo of caramel through the finish..."
Hirtzberger, Franz Spitzer Honivogl Grüner Veltliner Smaragd 2017 1,5 l
95 The Wine Advocate: "...super clear and intense on the deep, buttery nose. Rich, piquant and powerful on the palate, this is a concentrated but finessed and refreshing Grüner with lots of tension, salt and grip. Impressively long..."
96 The Wine Advocate: "...apricots, passion fruit and peaches emerge from this flashy, opulent Dom Perignon..." 95 Wine Spectator: "...rich and smoky Champagne in a graceful package, with a beautiful, fine-grained texture to it and layers of flavorbiscuit, candied lemon peel, coffee liqueur, chamomile, pine, crystallized honey and wood smoke..."
93 Wine Spectator: "...very focused and intense in its raspberry flavor, although some may find the underlying leather note too distracting. Nonetheless, this is a singular and well-crafted red, with concentration, a firm, balanced structure and a terrific finish..."