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Winery Wines Files 8

Red wine 2016 Pinot Noir dry VDP.Gutswein, "Von Unserm", Rheingau, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #3105901918

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 October, 2018
Editor note: light nutty and earthy notes on the nose, hint of bacon and tobacco, ripe red and a few black berries, moderate oak, touch of root vegetables, peppery traces. Fairly juicy fruit on the palate, dried vegetal and earthy notes, hint of tobacco, light oak in the background, elegant, lively acidity, youthful but fairly well integrated tannins, herbaceous and salty notes in the background, prominent thyme, some bite and grip, as well as some depth, fairly prominent mineral notes, very good tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2019-2024+

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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