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Weißwein 2018 Rhodt Klosterpfad Sauvignon Blanc Beerenauslese, Pfalz, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.375 L
Alcohol content: 9%
Classification: Beerenauslese
Price: 16.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #50622551219

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 25 November, 2021
Best to drink: Bis 2035+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Grassy-herbal nose of white currants, some pepper, pineapple and gooseberries. Again quite bright, very sweet fruit, fine acidity, citrus zest and pineapple on the palate, a hint of red berries, very light creamy texture, smoky traces, a hint of paprika, good to very good, again quite sweet finish with a little yellow spice.
Besides Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstraße one of the two areas of the German wine region Pfalz; see there.

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The vineyards cover 23,554 hectares, making it the second largest German wine-growing region after Rheinhessen. Until 1995 it was called Rheinpfalz, the current name (lat. Palatium = palace) derives from the Palatines of the Holy Roman Empire who resided in the city of Heidelberg from the 13th to the middle of the 18th century. There are first references to viticulture long before the Romans in Celtic graves as early as 550 BC, which were found in Laumersheim and Bad Dürkheim. After the Romans withdrew from the area,...

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 RhôneRhône...

Synonym for the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc; see there.
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