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Winery Wines Files 8

Red wine 2012 Pinot Noir dry Caviar de Pinot, Gutswein, Rheingau, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 49.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #3105905714

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 30 January, 2020
Editor note: Open, mature nose, bread notes, dried herbs and wilted flowers, red berries and a hint of cassis, light hint of mushrooms and earthy nots. Clear. juicy red fruit on the palate, lively, elegant acidity,. hint of orange zests, herbaceous aromas, light peppery spice, prominent mineral notes, has some oxidative notes, but is also still quite fresh, and surprisingly vibrant after the light wilted notes on the nose, fine tannins, persistent, some depth, firm acid bite on a very good, firm, tart, juicy finish. Although the wine is still quite lively on the palate, the rather low sulphur content is now, unfortunately, very obvious.
Best to drink: Drink now.
wein.plus rating: 93 WP
Last reviewed: 14 August, 2014
Editor note: Translate to English Recht kühler und sehr feiner, dabei tiefer, ein wenig floraler Duft nach kleinen roten Beeren und Cassis mit Kirschnuancen, einem Hauch Lakritz und Nussschokolade sowie kräuterigen und floralen Anklängen und deutlicher Mineralik. Klare, ungemein saftige, aber noch wenig entwickelte Frucht mit feinen Beeren- und Kirschtönen, sehr geschliffen und hochfein, jugendliches, sehr feines, straffes Tannin, etwas Kandis und wieder eine Spur Nussschokolade, nachhaltig am Gaumen, animierender Säurebiss, kräuterige Aromen, im Hintergrund wieder Mineralik, ausgesprochen eleganter Stil, berückende Finesse, wirkt erst recht einladend, verschließt sich aber mit Luft zusehends, sehr guter bis langer, straffer, kühler, saftiger Abgang. Muss zwingend 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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