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Weingut Balthasar Ress

White wine 2017 Rüdesheim Berg Schlossberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #3105901618

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 16 October, 2018
Editor note: Firm, fairly deep nose, yellow spice, vegetal notes reminiscent of sesame, hint of tobacco, rather elegant yellow fruit, nutty traces, earthy and mineral notes. Tart and quite firm on the palate, ripe fruit, yeasty and nutty aromas, touch of yellow spice, elegant acidity, ripe, integrated tannins, persistent, hint of tobacco, quite full-bodied, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, hint of caramel, noticeable peppery spice and more nutty notes on a very good, firm finish. Only shows its true potential on the third day.
Best to drink: 2021-2030+

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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