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White wine 2019 Meddersheim Rheingrafenberg Weißburgunder dry, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 11.50 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #77450671620

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 30 September, 2020
Editor note: Rather cool, delicately planty citrus nose with appley nuances. Slender, cool fruit, slightly yeasty and planty tones, a hint of smoke, nutty notes, delicate floral in the background, hinted tannin touch, certain meltwood, traces of red berries, good to very good, delicately salty finish with light fruit

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...

Synonym (also White Burgundy) for the grape variety Pinot Blanc; see there.
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