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White wine 2019 Monzingen Auf der Ley Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number: #77480661520

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: great (99 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 24 September, 2020
Editor note: Translate to English Klarer, straffer, kühler und eher herber Duft nach Zitrusfrüchten und hellem Steinobst mit recht deutlich floralen Aromen, feinen Kräuternuancen, Blütentönen und Mineralik. Klare, feinsaftige, kühle, eher ruhige Frucht, perfekte, ausgesprochen feine, den Wein marmorierende Säure, hefige, kräuterige und florale Nuancen, intensive, ein wenig ins Kreidige gehende Mineralik, nachhaltig und dicht, beinahe kalter Stil, noch völlig unentwickelt, wirkt aber jetzt schon abgrundtief, ungeheuer zupackend, dabei hochelegant und fein, berührt einen bis ins Mark, langer, kühler Nachhall mit extrem feinem Saft und wieder Mineralik. Ein absolutes Meisterwerk.

The production area is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There is a lot of preserved evidence of the Romans, who already cultivated wine here. The vineyards cover 4,237 hectares of vines along the river from Hunsrück to the mouth of the Rhine near Bingen. Near Bingen, the Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) founded the Rupertsberg monastery. The soils consist of quartzite and slate on the lower Nahe, porphyry, melaphyr and mottled sandstone on the middle Nahe, and weathered soil, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad...

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...

The white grape variety probably comes from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms that testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones are Risling(Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling(Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan(France); Riesling Renano(Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski(Croatia); Rislinoc(Moldavia); Rheinriesling, Ritzling...

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