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Weingut Balthasar Ress

Red wine 1999 Assmannshausen Höllenberg Spätburgunder dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Registration number : #3105900901

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Good (80 WP)
Last reviewed: 23 May, 2001
Editor note: Translate to English Klares Granat bis Orange mit Wasserrand. Zurückhaltender, leicht holzwürziger Duft mit Noten von Zwetschgen und roten Beeren. Holzwürzige, relativ schlank und elegant wirkende Frucht, sehr feines Tannin, gute Nachhaltigkeit am Gaumen, harmonisch und schön zu trinken, holzwürziger Nachhall.
Best to drink: Up to 2004.

The production area is located in the federal state of Hessen in Germany. The vineyards cover 3,211 hectares of vine area starting at the lower Main river east of Wiesbaden and extending about 50 kilometres along the right bank of the Rhine to Lorch north of Rüdesheim. The "Rheingau Riesling Route" wine route runs along the right bank of the Rhine from Lorch to Hochheim. Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) allegedly had the first vineyard planted near today's Johannisberg Castle. It is also said that the Spätlese was "invented" here, which is evidenced by the story of the Spätlese rider. Especially in the...

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