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2001 Feiler-Artinger Ruster Ausbruch Pinot Cuvee, Neusiedlersee-Hugelland, Austria

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Neuberger and Chardonnay and partially barrel fermented.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $73

Score: 93  
The Wine-Searcher score of 93/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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93/100  
93/100  
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Price History for 2001 Feiler-Artinger Ruster Ausbruch Pinot Cuvee, Neusiedlersee-Hugelland, Austria
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Grape Variety

Rare White Blend is a term Wine-Searcher uses to group together white wines made from uncommon or unusual grape variety blends (see also Rare Red Blend). The category also provides a convenient home for wines whose blend is either unknown or not published by the winery.

There is no particular pattern or formula for establishing which grape varieties will features in these rare blends, nor the proportions in which they will be used. Some will consist of just two components, others may contain ten or more.

Unlike the Champagne Blend and Bordeaux Blend, which draw from a relatively narrow selection of potential grape varieties, the Rare White Blend is – almost by definition – relatively complex. A classic example is the sparkling wine ...more


Region
  • Neusiedlersee-Hugelland is a stylistically diverse wine region in eastern Austria, immediately south of Vienna. Although a wide range of wines are produced here, the region's signature wine is sweet, fragrant Ruster Ausbruch - a dessert wine made in tiny quantities, from botrytis-affected grapes. The most salient wines by far, however, are the bright, intensely flavored reds made from Blaufrankisch and Zweigelt. Also produced are characterful, relatively full-bodied varietal whites made from a range of varieties including Pinot Blanc, ...more

  • Austria – a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Europe – is enjoying a renaissance as a wine-producing nation. It has worked its way free from decades-old controversy caused by a careless few, and has emerged as a role model for modern European wine - a leader in quality and innovation. Balancing the traditional with the modern, the Austrian wine industry has retained such classics as sweet Ausbruch and Strohwein, while actively developing...more


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