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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2001 Hattenheim Nußbrunnen Riesling Auslese, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 8%
Registration number : #3105900302

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: good (84 WP)
Last reviewed: 8 April, 2003
Editor note: Slightly dry, slightly grassy nose of grapefruit and peach. Clear, very sweet fruit with beautiful acid, a hint of herbs at the palate, slightly mineral aromas of partly candied apples and peaches, a dash of honey, good finish.
Best to drink: Bis 2008.

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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