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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2012 Riesling dry >>42<<, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 34.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #lot.no.:09-16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: excellent (94 WP)
Last reviewed: 4 November, 2016
Editor note: Deep, complex, beguiling nose, dried vegetal and herbaceous notes, intense yeasty aromas, elegant nutty notes, hint of dried floers, prominent mineral notes, restrained yellow fruit. Concentrated, ripe and juicy on the palate, tranquil fruit, prominent yeasty notes, vegetal and herbaceous aromas, light peppery spice, integrated tannins provide firm grip, earthy and salty mineral notes, persistent, deep and complex, delicate nutty and buttery traces, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, hint of tobacco and oak in the background, concentrated, vibrant, long finish. Great wine.
Best to drink: 2018-2030+

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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