Famed as a cult wine in Austria, this lives up to its billing. It is powerful but elegant, with juicy, herbal flavors, blackberries, damsons and a smooth, cocoa coating. But there is certainly structure here from the tannins. Like so many Triebaumer wines, this will age magnificently.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.