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Weißwein 2020 Riesling Landwein trocken, Main, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: Landwein (country wine (Landwein))
Price: 9.50 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #L008-21

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 January, 2022
Best to drink: Bis 2024+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Somewhat planty and floral nose with light yellow fruity notes. Relatively juicy, not completely dry fruit, planty and floral aromas, delicately nutty, hints of yellow spice, fine phenolic grip, good finish with bitterish woody traces.

The 527-kilometre-long river (dialectally also Maa, Mää and Mee) originates from a confluence of the two headwaters Weißer Main (Fichtelgebirge) and Roter Main (Frankische Alb) in Bavaria-Germany. The longest right tributary of the Rhine flows in a large W-shape between Aschaffenburg and Schweinfurt through the wine-growing region of Franconia. All the vineyards are planted on south-facing valley slopes on the banks of the Main or in side valleys of its tributaries (Franconian Saale, Kinzig, Nidda, Regnitz, Tauber). After passing through the metropolitan areas of Würzburg and Frankfurt am Main, it flows into 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 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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