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Maximin Grünhaus - Weingut der Familie von Schubert
Winery Wines Files 11

Weißwein 2018 Maximin Grünhaus Abtsberg Riesling Beerenauslese VDP.Grosse Lage, Mosel, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.375 L
Alcohol content: 6.5%
Classification: Beerenauslese
Price: 177.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number: #35360143019

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (94 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 31 December, 2021
Best to drink: Bis 2070+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Deep, dense, somewhat herbal-planty stone fruit scent with candy notes, floral nuances and a little black berries in the background. Very juicy, concentrated, somewhat creamy fruit, very fine acidity, a little herbal and floral nuances in the background, persistent, good depth, has grip, minerality in the background, again black berry hints, deep and complex, very good to long, sweet, juicy, grippy finish.
wein.plus rating: 94 WP
Last reviewed: 9 March, 2020
Best to drink: 2021-2050+
Editor note: Cool nose, vegetal, herbaceous and light yeasty notes, partly candied citrus fruit, light stone fruit aromas, prominent mineral notes. Clear, elegant, juicy, sweet fruit on the palate, lively, very elegant acidity, persistent and complex, mineral notes in the background, notes of white fruit, but also has a hint of black berries, elegant style, still very young, fresh, livel style, very good, long, cool, beguilingly< elegant, juicy, finish.
Area (also Ruwer) of the German Moselle growing region; see there

The wine-growing region is located in Rhineland-Palatinate and to a small extent also in Saarland in Germany. The Moselle River winds its way from Trier to Koblenz over 237 km, but as the crow flies it is only 96 km. The vineyards cover 8,798 hectares of vines, stretching along the Moselle from its headwaters in the Vosges Mountains on the border of Luxembourg to its confluence with the Rhine near Koblenz, as well as along its two tributaries, the Saar and the Ruwer. These three rivers gave the wine-growing region the old name Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, which was valid until 2007. Germany's oldest vineyards are located on...

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 RhôneRhône...

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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