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Weißwein 2020 Ebersheim Sand Roter Riesling, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 10%
Classification: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 6.50 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #4373016000121

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (82 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 22 November, 2021
Best to drink: Bis 2022+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Translate to English Leicht florale Nase mit verhaltenen, hellen gelbfruchtigen und ein wenig rotbeerigen Aromen sowie frischen pflanzlichen bis kräuterigen Nuancen. Süßliche, leicht gedeckte Frucht, pflanzliche und etwas erdige Noten, ein wenig sandiger Gerbstoff, ordentlicher Abgang.

The municipality of Nierstein-Schwabsburg with around 8,400 inhabitants is located on the Rhine in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The Schwabsburg district was an independent municipality until 1970. One of the three wine-growing areas in the Rheinhessen wine-growing region was also named after Nierstein, the other two being Bingen and Wonnegau. The Nierstein area, which lies to the north-east, dates back to the Roman city of Mainz, founded in 38 BC. The centre is the Rhine front from Nackenheim to Schwabsburg. Here, on the famous Roter Hang (Red Slope ), the most impressive or best steep...

The wine-growing region is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation as the province of Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hesse from 1816 to 1919. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German wine-growing region in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine knee between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the form of a huge triangle. Many finds attest to ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. Nierstein is home to Germany's oldest vineyard, the...

Germany, or rather the area that is now part of it, has a wine culture that is over two thousand years old. But even before that, imported wine was drunk, as evidenced by a Greek clay wine bottle from around 400 BC found in a Celtic grave. The oldest vineyards were on the banks of the Rhine, Neckar and Moselle. These rivers with their long valleys, as well as their tributaries, are still the classic wine-growing areas today. Viticulture was founded by the colonisation of Gaul by the Greeks and then brought to perfection by Roman culture. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) brought Roman viticulture from the RhôneRhône...

The white grape variety originates from Germany. It must not be confused with the varieties Blauer Riesling, Pinot Meunier (with synonyms Blauer Riesling, Schwarzer Riesling) or Roter Veltliner (with synonym Roter Riesling) due to morphological similarities or apparently indicating synonyms. In the past, it was wrongly assumed that it was the original form of the White Riesling. According to DNA analyses carried out most recently in 2009, however, it is clearly a colour mutation of the white variety. White and reddish berries are often observed on the same grape,...

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