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Winery Wines Files 9

Weißwein 2015 Neuweier Mauerberg Riesling Landwein Mauerwerk, Baden, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Predicate: Landwein (country wine (Landwein))
Price: 20.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #LJF11/17

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 5 March, 2018
Best to drink: Mid-2018-2022+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: fairly shy nose, light herbaceous and dried floral notes, fairly prominent mineral notes. Tranquil, elegant, juicy fruit on the palate, light nutty notes, hint of tobacco, some yellow spice, prominent earthy and mineral notes, yeasty traces, very elegant acidity, integrated tannins, good substance and persistence, slightly sweetish and creamy, very good finish.
Area of the German growing region Baden; see there.

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and is divided into South Baden and North Baden. It stretches almost 400 kilometres from Lake Con stance along the Upper Rhine Plain via the Badische Bergstrasse and Kraichgau to Tauberfranken. The vineyards cover 15,828 hectares. To the north lies the city of Heidelberg with Germany's oldest university, founded in 1386. The Baden Wine Route begins north of this city and leads to Ortenau in southern Baden. As early as the 2nd century, winegrowing spread northwards from Lake Constance. It reached its peak in the 16th century.

Landkarte des Anbaugebietes Baden

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