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Rotwein 2015 Walporzheim Kräuterberg Spätburgunder Lagenwein , Ahr, Germany

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: QbA
Price: 55.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #179165202917

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 8 March, 2019
Best to drink: 2020-2026+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Peppery spice on the nose, hint of tobacco, light toasted oak, red and a few black berries, light Mediterranean herbs, mineral traces. Tart fruit on the palate, toasted oak, nutty notes, hint of tobacco, ashes, dried vegetal and herbaceous notes, full-bodied and persistent, fine sandy tannins, salty mineral notes, has bite and grip, some depth, veryslightly rough, improves over several days of aeration, becomes more, juicy, deeper and more harmonious, increasingly evident salty mineral notes, very good, nutty, juicy, slightly oaky finish.

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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