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Weingut Friedrich Becker
Winery Wines Files 9

2017 Schweigen Sonnenberg Pinot Noir trocken "Steinwingert", Pfalz, Germany

Clear, firm aroma of black and red berries with tobacco aromas, hints of dried meat, pepper and a touch of tar. Taut, tart, relatively dark fruit with smoky wood aromas, lots of salt, some herbs and noticeable bite, present, fine sandy, youthful tannins, persistent, chalky and salty in the background, somewhat ethereal, lots of power, good depth, firm construction, becomes fresher and finer with air, very good, pithy finish. Needs to mature.

Best to drink: 2024-2030+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 12 January, 2022
Price: 38.00 €
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: Qualitätswein(quality wine)
Sweetness: trocken(dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Variety: Pinot Noir
Registration number: 50660121121

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.
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...

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