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White wine 2008 Hattenheim Nußbrunnen Riesling First Growth (Erstes Gewächs), Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #3105903409

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 18 August, 2009
Editor note: Translate to English Eine Spur mostiger Zitrus-Pfirsichduft mit etwas vegetabilen und auch leicht erdigen Tönen sowie deutlicher Mineralik. Klare, geschliffene, noch wenig unentwickelte Frucht, leicht süßlich, feine Säure, auch süßliche Kräutertöne am Gaumen, im Hintergrund wieder erdig-mineralisch, gewisse Nachhaltigkeit und Substanz, nicht ewig tief, am Gaumen leicht spröder Gerbstoff und nussig-bitterliche Anklänge, sehr guter, süßlicher Abgang. Muss etwas reifen.

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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