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Winery Wines Files 9

2018 Schweigen Sonnenberg Pinot Noir Grosses Gewächs trocken "Herrenwingert", Pfalz, Germany

Firm aroma of ripe predominantly black berries with nutty and very slightly tobacco aromas, oregano, capers, bay leaf, raw beef and a hint of juniper. Very tightly knit, tart, rather dark fruit with dried planty to slightly tobacco aromas, smoky barrel wood notes and a hint of juniper, some acid bite, herbal hints on the palate, present, relatively fine tannin, still seems completely undeveloped, has power and some depth, lots of salty minerality, very good, dark, dense finish with lots of oregano, tart dark fruit, bite and slight bitterness. Needs to mature.

Best to drink: 2024-2032+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 4 October, 2022
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: Grosses Gewächs
Sweetness: trocken(dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Variety: Pinot Noir 100%
Registration number: 50660123821

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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