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

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: -
Registration number : #3105900818

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 June, 2019
Editor note: Fairly open nose, firm and tart, fairly cool vegetal and herbaceous notes, tart mineral notes, floral traces, citrus and peach fruit. Fairly juicy, slightly off-dry ripe fruit on the palate, yeasty notes, touch of yellow spice, prominent mineral notes, hint of sugar candy, good substance and persistence, elegant, fairly lively acidity, refreshing grip, hint of tobacco, very good, firm, sweetish, juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2025+

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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