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In the October 31 issue of the Wine Spectator Domäne Wachau received a number of 90+ scores.

Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Wachau Ried Achleiten 2018

Score: 91

Rich and intense, with plenty of structure to the Asian pear and marzipan flavors. Features lively acidity for balance. The finish is creamy and well-spiced, showing some buttery hints. Best from 2021 through 2028. 1,300 cases made, 85 cases imported. — AZ


Riesling Federspiel Wachau Ried Bruck 2018

Score: 90

Rich and lush for the category, featuring concentrated flavors of glazed citrus, peach and spice, with underlying minerality and firm acidity giving this balance and a sense of freshness. Notes of juniper mark the finish. Best from 2021 through 2029. 1,000 cases made, 84 cases imported. — AZ


Riesling Federspiel Wachau Terrassen 2018

Score: 90

Aromatic, offering elderflower and pine notes, with hints of orange blossom honey, spearmint and apricot on the palate. This is elegant and focused, featuring a long, mineral-infused finish. Drink now through 2027. 12,000 cases made, 800 cases imported. — AZ