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Red wine 2020 Regent dry, Pfalz, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Variety: Regent
Registration number: #263255

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (82 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 19 February, 2021
Editor note: Translate to English Jugendliche kirschige und schwarzbeerige Nase. Geradlinige, etwas glatte Frucht feines Tannin, leichter Säurebiss, hefige Spuren, angedeutet nussig, gut zu trinken, ordentlicher, fruchtiger Abgang.

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The vineyards cover 23,554 hectares of vineyards, 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...

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 red grape variety (also Geilweilerhof 67-198-3, GF. 67-198-3) is an interspecific new variety between Diana (1) x Chambourcin. It contains genes from Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The crossing of the hybrids was done in 1967 by Dr. Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) at the Institute Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen/Pfalz. The name is derived from the famous diamond (140.5 carats) which was on the crown of Louis XV (1710-1774) at his coronation in 1722 and which...

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