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Rotwein 2008 Neuenahr Schieferlay Spätburgunder trocken, Ahr, Germany

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: QbA
Price: 38.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #179165202210

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 16 February, 2015
Best to drink: Bis 2017+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Translate to English Herber, leicht rauchig-holziger und speckiger Duft mit Aromen von überwiegend dunklen Beeren und etwas Kirschen sowie ein wenig Wurzelgemüse im Hintergrund. Recht geschliffene, herbe Frucht mit rauchigem und leicht rußigem Holz, feiner Säurebiss, recht präsentes, zart sandiges Tannin, gute Nachhaltigkeit, laktische Töne am Gaumen, nicht sehr tief, relativ kühler Stil, guter, ein wenig tabakiger Abgang.
wein.plus rating: 86 WP
Last reviewed: 28 January, 2011
Best to drink: Bis 2014+.
Editor note: Translate to English Holzwürziger und erdnussiger Duft nach eingemachten roten Beeren, etwas Cassis und Cocktailkirschen mit rauchigen Noten, etwas Mineralik und Suppenkräutern. Herb im Mund, leicht selchig, rauchig-altholzig und nussig, mittelfeines Tannin, gute Nachhaltigkeit am Gaumen, wieder an Suppenkräuter erinnernde Noten am Gaumen, salzige und erdige Mineralik, guter Abgang.

The wine-growing region named after a tributary of the Rhine is located in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The Ahr rises in the Eifel and flows into the Rhine south of Bonn. The vineyards cover 563 hectares of vines on south-facing steep slopes in the lower and middle parts of the deeply incised river valley over a length of about 25 kilometres. In 2014, a significant decision was made in the Ahr Valley towards ecologically sound, sustainable viticulture. As the first wine region in Germany, the use of insecticides is dispensed with across the board. At the "Gourmet &...

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.
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