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Winery Wines Files 12

White wine 2020 Riesling VDP.Gutswein dry, Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11.5%
Price: 7.60 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #300306420

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (84 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 4 March, 2021
Editor note: Translate to English Sehr jugendliche, frische gelbfruchtige Nase mit floralen, pflanzlichen und leicht hefigen Noten. Fruchtig und etwas pflanzlich im Mund, auch wieder etwas nussig-hefig, florale Nuancen, feine Säure, leichter Griff, nicht restlos trocken, gewisse Nachhaltigkeit, recht guter fruchtiger und zart nussiger Abgang mit kräuterigen Nuancen.

The growing region lies on the northern edge of the state of Bavaria in Germany and is crossed by the Main river in a large W-shape. A special feature is that the Bavarian vineyards on Lake Constance around Lindau belong to the Württemberg growing region. The vineyards cover 6,130 hectares of vines, most of which extend between Aschaffenburg and Schweinfurt. All the vineyards are planted on south-facing valley slopes on the banks of the Main River or in side valleys of its tributaries. It is an ancient wine-growing region, as evidenced by a deed of gift from 777 to the Fulda monastery, to which the royal estate of Hammelburg with...

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

The white grape variety probably originates from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms testifying to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-producing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Risling (Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling (Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan (France); Riesling Renano (Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski (Croatia); Rislinoc...

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