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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2003 Hattenheim Nußbrunnen Riesling First Growth (Erstes Gewächs), Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 21.00 €
Registration number : #3105904804

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: good (83 WP)
Last reviewed: 27 June, 2005
Editor note: Translate to English Zartwürziger Apfel-Pfirsichduft mit einer Spur Heu und roten Beeren. Runde, recht saftige Frucht, feinwürzig, mit mineralischen Tönen, ein Hauch Bitterschokolade, moderate Säure, zartherbe Note am Gaumen, wirkt leicht gereift, ordentlicher Abgang.

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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