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White wine 2018 Grauburgunder dry -S-, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 6.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #775503000119

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (83 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 January, 2020
Editor note: Translate to English Zart nussiger, pflanzlicher und floraler Duft mit eher hellen gelbfruchtigen Noten. Süßliche Frucht mit nussigen und pflanzlichen Tönen, auch ein wenig floral, erdige Noten im Hintergrund, passende Säure, eine Spur Rauch, Zitrustöne, ordentlicher Abgang.

The production area is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There is a lot of preserved evidence of the Romans, who already cultivated wine here. The vineyards cover 4,237 hectares of vines along the river from Hunsrück to the mouth of the Rhine near Bingen. Near Bingen, the Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) founded the Rupertsberg monastery. The soils consist of quartzite and slate on the lower Nahe, porphyry, melaphyr and mottled sandstone on the middle Nahe, and weathered soil, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad...

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...

Synonym (also Grauer Burgunder) for the grape variety Pinot Gris; see there.
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