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Weingut Ernst Dautel
Winery Wines Files 7

White wine 2018 Bönnigheim Steingrüben Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry VDP.Grosse Lage, Württemberg, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 27.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #71802419

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 24 October, 2019
Editor note: Light vegetal and earthy notes on the nose, peppery traces, restrained yellow fruit aromas, fairly prominent fresh herbs. Fruity and herbaceous on the palate, light yeasty notes, lively acidity, touch of carbon dioxide, chalky notes in the background, lemony notes, light tannic touch, opens up with aeration, more citrus notes on a very good, fairly juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2025+ What our ratings mean

The production area is located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The vineyards cover 11,461 hectares of vines, which extend between Lake Constance and the Tauber valley below Rothenburg (Taubergrund). The geographical and climatic conditions are characterised by many river valleys. On its very winding course, the tributaries Rems, Enz, Kocher and Jagst flow towards the Neckar. On the river banks there are many southern slopes with widely spread vineyards. In summer there is enough sunshine to give strength and colour to red wines as well. Two thirds of the vineyards are steep or sloping. Heilbronn is the wine...

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,...

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