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Sekthaus Raumland
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Sparkling wine 2012 Réserve Brut "Blanc de Blancs", Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Price: 27.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Classical method - second fermentation in bottle
Registration number: #L.Nr.61335

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 16 April, 2021
Editor note: Cool, fine yeasty, somewhat planty citrus pome fruit nose with floral nuances and a little herbs. Clear, bright, polished, fine-juicy fruit, clearly nutty aromas, some butter, very fine mousseux, persistent on the palate, some bite, has freshness, some depth, chalky mineral hints, delicate melting, elegant style, very good, again fine-juicy, nutty and delicately buttery finish

The wine-growing region is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation as the province of Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hesse from 1816 to 1919. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German wine-growing region in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine knee between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the form of a huge triangle. Many finds attest to ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. Nierstein is home to Germany's oldest vineyard, the...

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 white grape variety originates from France. Around a hundred synonyms testify to the vine's great age and worldwide distribution in many wine-growing countries. The most important of these, grouped alphabetically by country, are Großburgunder, Kleinedel, Weißburgunder, Weißer Arbst (Germany); Bon Blanc, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Auvernas, Auvernat Blanc, Chardonnet Pinot Blanc, Clevner, Epinette, Epinette Blanche, Gentil Blanc, Klävner, Moréote Blanche, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pino Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnet, Pinot Blanc Vrai, Plant Doré, Vert Plant (France); Burgundac Bijeli, Pinot Bijeli...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudenet, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pineau Blanc, Pineau Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay,...

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