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Winery Wines Files 18

White wine 2019 Uffhofen La Roche Riesling Kabinett fruity, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 8.5%
Price: 7.90 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #42780200520

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 17 November, 2020
Editor note: Cool, very light citrus nose with peach notes, some white flowers and chalky hints. Slender, delicately sweet, again very light fruit, present acidity, a hint of carbonic acid, some persistence, fresh herbal tones in the background, again chalk and also some salt, good to very good finish with bite

City on the Rhine in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate with about 25,000 inhabitants at the mouth of the Nahe river into the Rhine at the foot of the Rochusberg. Even before the Romans, there was a Celtic settlement called Bingium here because of its convenient location. Already the Romans were cultivating wine here at the turn of the century. The river Nahe forms a natural border between two growing areas. The district Bingen-Bingerbrück is located to the left of the mouth of the Nahe and belongs to the Nahe wine growing area. Here are the individual sites Hildegardisbrünnchen, Rupertsberg Abbey (also Ruppertsberg), Römerberg...

The production area is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation existing from 1816 to 1919 as the province Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hessen. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German winegrowing area in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine bend between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the shape of a huge triangle. Many finds are evidence of ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. In Nierstein is the oldest vineyard in Germany, the...

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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