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White wine 2017 Oestrich Riesling VDP.Ortswein dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 15.50 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Barrique and BetonEi
Registration number : #3105900718

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 June, 2019
Editor note: Nose still slightly muted, prominent yeasty and light floral notes, very slightly open, light yellow fruit and light vegetal notes, some yellow spice, fairly prominent mineral notes. Ripe, partly candied, fairly sweet fruit on the palate, yeasty and nutty aromas, light vegetal and floral notes, hint of butter caramel, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, good persistence, hint of red berries, some yellow spice, becomes deeper and firmer with aeration, good to very good, sweetish finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2024+
wein.plus rating: 87 WP
Last reviewed: 1 June, 2018
Editor note: Firm nose, yeasty and still restless, hint of tobacco, light spicy notes, pomaceous and stone fruit, dried yellow flowers, saffron and mustard seed. Juicy, slightly sweetish, partly candied fruit on the palate, fresh vegetal notes slightly reminiscent of salad cucumber, hint of red berries, green herbs, delicate buttery and floral traces, lively acidity, tart mineral notes, has substance, light tannic touch, more yellow spice, slightly muted on a very good finish. Needs some time to mature.
Best to drink: 2019-2023+

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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