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Red wine 2018 Pinot Noir Réserve dry "Caroline", Nahe, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Pinot Noir
Registration number: #77630193420

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 3 March, 2021
Editor note: Clear, firm and quite deep, a touch tobacco and nutty-woody aroma of ripe red and a little black berries with dried floral nuances, some warmth, tar and tart spicy tones. Ripe, juicy, partly preserved, warm fruit, quite present, crumbly-sandy tannin, smoky and chocolaty wood aromas, salt in the background, also spicy tones, persistent and powerful, firm structure, certain depth, ethereal and toasty hints, becomes even tighter and also more tart with air, very good, warm, juicy and noticeably wood-spicy finish. Must mature

The wine-growing region is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There is much preserved evidence of the Romans, who already cultivated wine here. The vineyards cover 4,237 hectares of vines along the river from Hunsrück to the mouth of the Rhine at Bingen. Near Bingen, the Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) founded the Rupertsberg monastery. The soils consist of quartzite and slate on the lower Nahe, porphyry, melaphyre and red sandstone on the middle Nahe, and weathered soils, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad Kreuznach...

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...

The red grape variety originates from France. Around 300 synonyms testify to its great age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine-growing countries. Important or historically historically significant ones grouped alphabetically by country are, for example, Augustiner, Auvernas, Blauer Klevner, Blauer Spätburgunder, Frühschwarzer, Glasschwarz, Klävner, Klebroth, Klevner, Möhrchen, Moréote, Schwarzburgunder, Schwarzer, Schwarzer Burgunder, Schwarzer Traminer, Spätburgunder, Süßrot, Thalrother (Germany); Auvernat, Auvernas, Auvergnat, Berligout, Bourguignon, Clevner, Formentin Noir, Morillon Noir, Mourillon, Noble Joué, Noirien...

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