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Winery Wines Files 5

Red wine 2017 Weil Schlipf Spätburgunder dry, Baden, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: Up to 45.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #2841120

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 11 February, 2021
Editor note: Firm and quite deep, tart, clear scent of red and a little black berries with fine spicy, almost a little ethereal notes. Ripe, somewhat melting, almost cool fruit with nutty, spicy and smoky aromas, crumbly tannin, persistent on the palate, certain power and depth, ethereal notes, chalky-salty minerality, still young, very good, firm finish with ripe, at the same time cool juice and quite complex spice
Area of the German production region of Baden; see there

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and is divided into South Baden and North Baden. It stretches almost 400 kilometres from Lake Con stance along the Upper Rhine Plain via the Badische Bergstrasse and Kraichgau to Tauberfranken. The vineyards cover 15,828 hectares. To the north lies the city of Heidelberg with Germany's oldest university, founded in 1386. The Baden Wine Route begins north of this city and leads to Ortenau in southern Baden. As early as the 2nd century, winegrowing spread northwards from Lake Constance. It reached its peak in the 16th century.

Landkarte des Anbaugebietes Baden

Climate and soil

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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 for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.
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