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Weingut Balthasar Ress

White wine 2016 Rüdesheim Riesling dry VDP.Ortswein, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 15.90 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Stainless steel and large oak
Registration number : #3105901917

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 13 July, 2018
Editor note: Firm nose, mineral notes, light vegetal notes and some yellow spice, citrus and stone fruit, herbaceous and dried floral aromas, hint of dark berries, yeasty traces. Ripe, juiy, slightly creamy fruit on the palate, very elegant acidity,, elegant yeasty, vegetal and floral traces, persistent, good substance, nutty notes, hint of tobacco, integrated tannins provide some grip, good depth, tranquil style, appears more full-bodied than it is, yellow spice, ripe and juicy on a very good finish.
Best to drink: To 2024+
wein.plus rating: 88 WP
Last reviewed: 4 October, 2017
Editor note: Firm nose, vegetal and earthy notes, restrained yellow fruit, delicate touch of dried flowers, mineral notes. Fairly firm, juicy, dry fruit on the palate, vegetal and herbaceous notes, earthy and mineral notes, very elegant, lively acidity, persistent and grippy, ripe tannins, some depth, still largely undeveloped, hint of dark berries, more vegetal and floral traces on a very good firm, fairly 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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