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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2015 Rüdesheim Berg Schlossberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 41.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #3105903516

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: excellent (93+ WP)
Last reviewed: 13 September, 2016
Editor note: Tart yeasty nose, prominent nutty notes, dried vegetal notes and some old oak, restrained, cool, slightly citrussy yellow fruit, butter traces, light floral traces, intense, cool, stony mineral notes, hint of rose petals. More nutty notes on the palate, still slightly oaky, tranquil, firm, bone dry fruit, more prominent earthy and mineral notes, initially shows practically no fruit, but has substance, grip and depth, with aeration increasingly shows red vineyard peaches, persistent, full-bodied in spite of the moderate alcohol, still totally undeveloped, salty traces, hint of tobacco, good grip, very good, long finish, with aeration shows beguiling, but restrained fruit.
Best to drink: 2020-2035+

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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