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Weingut Balthasar Ress

White wine 2015 Hallgarten Riesling semi-Sweet Ortswein, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 12.70 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #3105901816

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 2 November, 2016
Editor note: Slightly muted yeasty nose, prominent tart vegetal notes, earthy and mineral notes, yellow fruit. Fairly juicy, sweetish, cool fruit on the palate, elegant vegetal, herbaceous, floral and yeasty aromas, hint of dark berries in the background, very elegant and fairly lively acidity, salty mineral traces, restrained, integrated tannins, good persistence, still young, but already approachable, good to very good juicyfinish.
Best to drink: 2017-2020+

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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