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Domaine Henri Ruppert
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White wine 2011 Riesling Côteaux de Schengen "Sélection 12", Moselle Luxembourgeoise AOP, Luxembourg

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #HR-M.N.L-7080

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 28 September, 2012

The wine-growing history of this country is linked to that of the Moselle; this river forms the border with Germany over a length of 36 kilometres. To the east on the other bank lies the German wine-growing region of the Moselle. The Romans introduced viticulture to the entire area as early as the 1st century BC. In the Middle Ages, viticulture boomed with the founding of many monasteries. An extremely cold winter in 1709 almost completely destroyed the vineyards. After a decision at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg had to cede all vineyards on the other side of the river. From 1880 onwards, there was a great upswing due to a customs...

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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