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Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2016 Hattenheim Riesling VDP.Ortswein, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 11.5%
Price: 12.70 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #3105901517

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 21 October, 2017
Editor note: Clear, polished nose, delicate floral traces, citrus, pomaceous and stone fruit, elegant herbaceous and mineral traces. Light-bodied, elegant, juicy, polished fruit on the palate, slightly sweetish, very elegant acidity, yeasty and floral traces, hint of dark berries, elegant style, fairly persistent, elegant and juicy, light mineral notes on a good to very good finish.
Best to drink: To 2022+

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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