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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2008 Rüdesheim Berg Rottland Riesling First Growth (Erstes Gewächs), Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #3105902709

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 18 August, 2009
Editor note: Translate to English Fester, noch etwas unruhiger, sehr mineralischer und auch vegetabiler Duft mit Zitrus- und Kernobstaromen sowie etwas Pfirsich, Karamell und Hautcreme. Saftig und karamellig im Mund, relativ süße Frucht, recht würzig, mit feiner, lebendiger Säure, gute Substanz und Nachhaltigkeit, leichter Gerbstoff, etwas Tiefe, recht fester Bau, deutliche Mineralik, guter bis sehr guter, ziemlich süßer 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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