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White wine 2017 Würzburg Pfaffenberg Riesling dry VDP.Erste Lage, Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 12.40 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #300304218

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 6 September, 2018
Editor note: cool nose, light yeasty and herbaceous notes, light yellow fruit, floral traces, hint of dark berries, peppery traces, prominent mineral notes. Clear, firm, cool, elegant, juicy fruit on the palate, tart yeasty, vegetal and light mineral notes, hint of smoked bacon in the background, still unbdeveloped, good persistence, clear contours, very good firm, cool finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2025+

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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