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Rotwein 2017 Pinot Noir Réserve, Pfalz, Germany

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Classification: Réserve
Price: 22.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Tonneau
Registration number: #51081792419

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 9 August, 2021
Best to drink: Bis 2023+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Somewhat nutty and very slightly coffee-oily aroma of ripe red and a little black berries with dried vegetal traces and spicy tones. Ripe, slightly warm, rather soft fruit, crumbly tannin, smoky notes and certain minerality, cocoa and coffee spicy wood tones, certain power and persistence, not too deep, already somewhat developed, tobacco and cedary hints, salty minerality, very slightly drying in the good to very good finish.
wein.plus rating: 88 WP
Last reviewed: 24 September, 2019
Best to drink: Mid-2020-2025+
Editor note: Nutty nose, some dried mushrooms, very light vegetal notes, predominantly red berries, floral, earthy and mineral traces. Clear, tart, juicy, ripe fruit on the palate, smoky, toasted oak, hint of mushrooms and some coffee, persistent, good substance and some depth, light chalky mineral notes in the background, medium body, some cocoa, hint of mushrooms and tobacco on a very good finish.
Along with Südliche Weinstraße, one of the two areas of the German wine-growing region Pfalz; see there.

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The vineyards cover 23,554 hectares, making it the second largest German wine-growing region after Rheinhessen. Until 1995 it was called Rheinpfalz, the current name (lat. Palatium = palace) derives from the Palatines of the Holy Roman Empire who resided in the city of Heidelberg from the 13th to the middle of the 18th century. There are first references to viticulture long before the Romans in Celtic graves as early as 550 BC, which were found in Laumersheim and Bad Dürkheim. After the Romans withdrew from the area,...

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.
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