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Fürst von Metternich-Winneburg'sche Domäne, Schloss Johannisberg

White wine 2017 Schloss Johannisberg Riesling dry VDP.Gutswein, Gelblack, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless steel and large oak
Registration number : #2602601018

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 21 August, 2018
Editor note: Prominent vegetal no9tes o9n the nose, delicate floral and light earthy notes, yellow fruit, mineral traces. Fairly sweet fruit on the palate, some sugar candy, light vegetal, floral and earthy no9tes, still slightly yeasty, lively, elegant acidity, persistent, has grip and substance, hint of dark berries in the background, peppery trace,s hint of tobacco, very good juicy, grippy, tart mineral and noticeably sweet finish. Amazingly good entry-level quality.
Best to drink: 2019-2024+

The production area is located in the federal state of Hessen in Germany. The vineyards cover 3,211 hectares of vine area starting at the lower Main river east of Wiesbaden and extending about 50 kilometres along the right bank of the Rhine to Lorch north of Rüdesheim. The "Rheingau Riesling Route" wine route runs along the right bank of the Rhine from Lorch to Hochheim. Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) allegedly had the first vineyard planted near today's Johannisberg Castle. It is also said that the Spätlese was "invented" here, which is evidenced by the story of the Spätlese rider. Especially in the...

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