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Weingut Dahms
Winery Wines Files 4

Red wine 2018 Rondo dry, Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 25.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Rondo
Registration number: #603703620

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 19 February, 2021
Editor note: A hint of acidic scent of partly preserved black berries and cherries with earthy and nutty traces. Some smooth dark fruit, slightly smoky and nutty wood aromas, dried planty traces, a little bacon on the palate, good substance, crumbly tannin, some persistence and warmth, not too deep, a hint of chocolate, good, again somewhat smooth finish

The cultivation area is located on the northern edge of the state of Bavaria in Germany and is crossed by the Main River in a large W shape. A special feature is that the Bavarian vineyards on Lake Constance around Lindau belong to the Württemberg growing region. The vineyards cover 6,130 hectares of vineyard area, most of which extend between Aschaffenburg and Schweinfurt. All vineyards are planted on south-facing valley slopes on the banks of the Main or in side valleys of its tributaries. It is an ancient wine-growing region, as evidenced by a deed of donation from the year 777 to the monastery of Fulda, to which the royal estate...

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...

The red grape variety (also GM 6494-5) is a new breeding between Zarya Severa x St. Laurent. Synonyms are Ambros Rot, Geisenheim 6494-5 and GM 6494-5, and genes of Vitis amurensis and Vitis vinifera are included. Although it is clearly a hybrid from a botanical point of view, it is not considered as such. Strictly speaking, these are prohibited within the EU for quality wines and local wines. In 2003, a study was carried out on behalf of the European Commission to establish criteria for the assessment of "hybrid or non-hybrid". The variety was classified as a "non-hybrid" among several...

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