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Biologisches Weingut Höfflin
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White wine 2018 Grauburgunder country wine (Landwein) dry "Löss", Baden, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 10.50 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine, Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #LGBL1906

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 21 May, 2020
Area of the German production region of Baden; see there

The production area is located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and is divided into southern Baden and northern Baden. It extends almost 400 kilometres from Lake Constance along the Upper Rhine Plain via the Badische Bergstrasse and Kraichgau to Tauberfranken. The vineyards cover an area of 15,828 hectares. To the north is the city of Heidelberg with the oldest German university, founded in 1386. The Baden Wine Route begins to the north of this city and leads to Ortenau in southern Baden. Already in the 2nd century, viticulture spread from Lake Constance to the north. It reached its peak in the 16th century.

Landkarte des Anbaugebietes Baden

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Germany, or rather the area that belongs to it today, has a wine culture that is over two thousand years old. But imported wine was already being drunk before that, as evidenced by a Greek wine bottle made of clay dating from around 400 BC found in a Celtic tomb. The oldest vineyards were located on the banks of the Rhine, Neckar and Moselle. These rivers with their elongated valleys, as well as their tributaries, are still the classic growing areas today. Viticulture was established by the colonization of the Greeks in Gaul and then brought to perfection by the Roman culture. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) brought Roman viticulture from...

Synonym (also Grauer Burgunder) for the grape variety Pinot Gris; see there.
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