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Weingut Balthasar Ress

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

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #3105902609

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 18 August, 2009
Editor note: Translate to English Deutlich vegetabile und erdige Nase mit Noten von Kernobst, Steinobst und Zitrusfrüchten, zart tabakigen und kräuterigen Tönen sowie deutlich mineralischen Anklängen. Recht saftige, recht süße Frucht mit vegetabilen Aromen, auch wieder deutlich erdige Töne, feine Säure, Schmelz am Gaumen, hat Kraft und Substanz, relativ fest gebaut, gewisse Tiefe, eigentlich unnötige Restsüße, leichter Gerbstoff, sehr guter 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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