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White wine 2019 Meddersheim Altenberg Riesling dry, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Price: 11.50 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #77450671320

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 23 September, 2020
Editor note: Rather firm, a little dried, planty and floral fragrance with light yellow fruity and also mineral notes. Ripe, juicy, relatively sweet fruit, yeasty notes, fine, lively acidity and light minerality, good persistence, delicate tannin grip, good to very good, again quite sweet finish with a hint of dark berries in the background

The production area is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There is a lot of 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 near 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, melaphyr and mottled sandstone on the middle Nahe, and weathered soil, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad...

Germany, or rather the area that belongs to it today, has a wine culture that is over two thousand years old. But imported wine was already being drunk before that, as evidenced by a Greek wine bottle made of clay dating from around 400 BC found in a Celtic tomb. The oldest vineyards were located on the banks of the Rhine, Neckar and Moselle. These rivers with their elongated valleys, as well as their tributaries, are still the classic growing areas today. Viticulture was established by the colonization of the Greeks in Gaul and then brought to perfection by the Roman culture. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) brought Roman viticulture from...

The white grape variety probably comes from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms that testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones 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 (Moldavia); Rheinriesling,...

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