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Red wine 2016 Veitshöchheim Sonnenschein Spätburgunder dry VDP.Erste Lage, R, Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 23.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #300306517

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 12 September, 2018
Editor note: Slightly smoky nose, hint of tobacco, vegetal notes, hint of mushrooms, red and a few black berres, some bacon, hint of soup greens andsome bacon, light earthy and mineral notes. Ripe, creamy fruit on the palate, initially warm, but becomes increasingly firm and more elegant with aeration, light nutty, spicy oak, integrated tannins, light bite, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, smoky, lightly toasted oak, hint of citrus zests on a polished, very slightly jammy finish.
Best to drink: To 2022+

The German wine growing region of Franconia used to be divided into the three areas of Maindreieck, Mainviereck and Steigerwald with 23 large vineyards and 216 individual vineyards. In November 2011, the members of the Franconian Winegrowers' Association adopted a new regulation. The three old areas will be replaced by 12 much smaller ones. These will also replace the 23 large sites in the medium to long term. The old areas once played a role in the predominant marketing of Franconian table wine, which they had lost for some time. Before this conversion, the following description applied to the Maindreieck area:

Main - Flussverlauf mit Maindreieck und Mainviereck

By far the largest...

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