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Weingut Ernst Dautel
Winery Wines Files 7

Red wine 2012 Bönnigheim Sonnenberg Spätburgunder dry ****, Württemberg, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 18.90 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #71801714

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 6 April, 2021
Editor note: Clear, polished red berry nose with delicate planty, nutty and hints of floral aromas. Fine, ripe fruit, again nutty tones, moderate wood spice, crumbly tannin and some bite, lasting, very harmonious, mineral and spicy nuances, a hint of tobacco, very good, ripe fruity and spicy finish. Now in top form
wein.plus rating: 88 WP
Last reviewed: 26 June, 2015
Editor note: Translate to English Klarer, recht geschliffener Duft nach roten und schwarzen Beeren mit zarten, rauchigen Holzanklängen, einer Spur Trockenkräutern, Erde und mineralischen Tönen. Feinsaftige, wiederum geschliffene Frucht, moderate, leicht nussige Holztöne, feines, jugendliches Tannin und zarter Säurebiss, tabakige Nuancen im Hintergrund, zart gewürzig und kräuterig, mineralische Noten, nachhaltig, sehr guter, saftiger und etwas holzwürziger Abgang.

The wine-growing region is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The vineyards cover 11,461 hectares of vines, stretching between Lake Con stance and the valley of the Tauber below Rothenburg (Taubergrund). The geographical and climatic conditions are shaped by many river valleys. On its very winding course, the tributaries Rems, Enz, Kocher and Jagst flow to the Neckar. On the riverbanks are many south-facing slopes with widely spaced vineyards. In summer there is enough sun to give red wines strength and colour. Two thirds of the vineyards are steep slopes or hillside sites. Heilbronn is the wine capital of...

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.
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