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Winery Wines Files 12

White wine 2018 Wolfsheim Grauburgunder Ortswein dry Kalkstein, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 11.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: 500l Barrel
Registration number: #433101202119

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 21 May, 2020
Editor note: Nutty fragrance with pome fruit aromas and slightly woody notes. Ripe, somewhat melted fruit with nutty aromas, very fine acidity, delicately woody and spicy on the palate, good persistence, some minerality, delicate touch, good substance, some warmth, good to very good, quite firm, juicy finish

City on the Rhine in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate with about 25,000 inhabitants at the mouth of the Nahe river into the Rhine at the foot of the Rochusberg. Even before the Romans, there was a Celtic settlement called Bingium here because of its convenient location. Already the Romans were cultivating wine here at the turn of the century. The river Nahe forms a natural border between two growing areas. The district Bingen-Bingerbrück is located to the left of the mouth of the Nahe and belongs to the Nahe wine growing area. Here are the individual sites Hildegardisbrünnchen, Rupertsberg Abbey (also Ruppertsberg), Römerberg...

The 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, which existed 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. In Nierstein, the oldest vineyard in Germany, the...

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

Synonym (also Grauer Burgunder) for the grape variety Pinot Gris; see there.
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