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Weißwein 2004 Muskat Ottonel Kabinett trocken oktav, Baden, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Kabinett
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Muskat Ottonel
Registration number: #9020805

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 4 January, 2006
Editor note: Very clean, refreshing nose with honeydew melon, lychee and some star fruit, delicate floral nuances. Very clear on the palate, elegant fruit, delicately spicy, elegant acidity, mineral traces, very well balanced, attractive to good finish. Perfect in its own style.
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

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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...

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