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Weingut Balthasar Ress

White wine 2011 Rüdesheim Berg Rottland Riesling dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 29.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #3105902712

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Great (96 WP)
Last reviewed: 29 September, 2017
Editor note: Very firm,, tart nose, dried vegetal and light yeasty notes, intense mineral notes, partly candied citrus fruit and stone fruit, bergamotte, light floral notes, hint of tobacco. Very firm again on the palate, also tremendously juicy, concentrated, deep and gripping, very elegant, lively acidity, herbaceous, vegetal and floral traces, hint of red berries in the background, persitent, deep, light grip, still young, full-bodied but not heavy, creamy, but also has bite, long, firm, juicy, very minerally finish, currently in its initial drinking phase, but will probably be best in another 7 to 10 years.
Best to drink: To 2032+
wein.plus rating: 96 WP
Last reviewed: 21 June, 2012
Editor note: Translate to English Straffe, tiefe und intensiv mineralische Nase nach angetrockneten Zitrusfrüchten sowie etwas Kern- und Steinobst mit getrocknet-floralen Spuren, ein wenig Kandis, Tabak und deutlich Kräutern. Herbe, reife, feinsaftige Frucht im Mund, deutlich getrocknet-pflanzliche Aromen, lebhafte, hochfeine Säure, Noten von schwarzen Beeren und florale Nuancen im Hintergrund, viel Zug und Schliff, kraftvoll, aber alles andere als Schwer, enormer Zug und Tiefe, sehr langer, überwältigender, dabei hochfeiner, extrem mineralischer Abgang. Ein kompromissloses Monument.

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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