Austria

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Wine critics often praise the purity and quality of Austrian wines, especially their Rieslings, Gruner Veltliners, and dessert wines. A unique climate and geography creates optimum conditions for these styles, often compared to their counterparts in France and Germany. Marquis Wine Cellars carries the largest selection of Austrian wines in Canada. 

Loimer 2014/2017 Riesling Steinmassl 1OWT 750ml

$69.48

[2014] Here is another instance where piquancy and pungency—in this instance suggestive of kumquat and lemon peel, black tea, alkali and walnut—are nicely buffered by high extract and ameliorated by alcoholic levity and ample citric juiciness...

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Heinrich 2016 Pannobile Organic Red 750ml

$56.43

Pannobile, a portmanteau of “Pannonian” and “nobility,” is an association of nine wineries in the northern Burgenland village of Gols. The group formed in 1994 to exchange ideas and raise the profile of the region’s wines...

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Loimer 2019 Langenloiser Riesling 750ml

$39.04

Golden yellow hue and thick tears. Discreet aromas yielding slices of dried apple and peach. An immensely powerful palate with bell-clear fruit, notes of lemon jelly and yellow apple and a light-ly creamy fruit texture. Typical varietal acidity; tight...

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Heinrich 2015 Weissburgunder Leithaberg 750ml

$56.43

From lime-sandstone and mica schist soils, the 2015 Leithaberg Weissburgunder opens precise and crystalline on the rather reductive but challenging nose. It is lush and juicy on the palate, where it displays a firm mineral but also tannic structure and...

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Tement 2020 Temento Green Steiermark 750ml

$30.34

Aromatic cuvée from the typical Styrian white wine grape varieties Sauvignon Blanc & Welschriesling. Selectively harvested by hand from our traditional vineyards, vinified according to organic farming AT-BIO-402. Fine peach and apricot fruit,...

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Rainer Wess 2018 Gruner Veltliner Kremstal 750ml

$41.65

The vineyard Holzgasse is located underneath the plateau between Gneixendorf and Senftenberg which is divided by the street to Stratzing. The very wind exposed vineyard consists of very deep Löss – soil and creates expressive wines. The...

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Wellanschitz 2019 Blaufrankisch 750ml

$34.69

Dark ruby garnet, opaque core, violet reflections, delicate brightening of the edges. Herbal-spicy, leafy black berry fruit, delicate of blueberries and liquorice. Juicy, cherry-like, elegant, fine tannins, good fruity sweetness in the finish, already...

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Loimer 2018 Manhart 750ml

$37.30

ColorLight golden yellow with silvery reflections. NoseStill youthfully shy and elegant, the 2018 Cuvée Manhart imparts fruit of melon, apple and citrus, accompanied by subtle notes of anise and lime blossom. The whole is framed in a fine...

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Tement 2020 Weissburgunder "Ton & Mergel" 750ml

$34.69

This organic Gutswein comes from eight of our best single vineyards (12 parcels in total), grown on loamy marl soil. The grapes were selectively harvested by hand and impressively reflect their south Styrian origin. The ideal ripeness of the grapes and a...

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Alzinger 2017 Riesling Hohereck Smaragd 750ml

$72.08

From steep, southeast-facing terraces with weathered gneiss soils, the 2017 Ried Höhereck Riesling Smaragd is concentrated, fresh and piquant on the nose, displaying ripe white fruit aromas but also some greenish fruits. Dense and piquant on the...

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