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Winery Wines Files 10

Sparkling wine 2013 Brut Nature "Pinot Prestige" (Deg.:12/2020), Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 35.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Classical method - second fermentation in bottle and barrique
Registration number: #L.67-13

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 16 April, 2021
Editor note: Tart, yeasty and clearly nutty, also slightly tobacco core fruit scent with dried floral and herbal nuances. Firmly woven, quite dry fruit, nutty and yeasty spice, slightly tobacco, some tannic grip, fine, lively mousseux, persistent, tart, quite multilayered, good depth, very good, again grippy finish

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 Rhône valley to the...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.

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

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