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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2013 Riesling dry >>32<<, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 29.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #lot.no.:08-16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: excellent (92 WP)
Last reviewed: 4 November, 2016
Editor note: Slightly warm, fairly yeasty nose, prominent vegetal notes with an initial hint of cabbage, light nutty notes, restrained yellow fruit, hint of butter and earthy notes, floral traces, mineral notes, hint of red berries. Bone dry, restrained juicy fruit on the palate, prominent yeasty notes, light nutty notes, prominent vegetal aromas, fairly prominent elegant acidity, prominent integrated tannins, persistence, good substance and grip, hint of tobacco, smoky traces, prominent mineral notes, still very younf und undeveloped, spicy traces, good depth, peppery spice, very good, tart, gripping finish. Very unusual, practically no fruit, needs time to develop.
Best to drink: Late 2017-2026+

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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