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White wine 2018 Nierstein Riesling VDP.Aus Ersten Lagen dry, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 16.00 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: large oak barrel
Registration number: #4379043000819

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 11 June, 2019
Editor note: Clear, polsihed nose, very delicate butty and yeasty traces, light floral notes, fairly light yellow fruit aromas, fairly prominent mineral notes, hint of dark berries. Clear, polished, elegant, juicy fruit on the palate, very elegant acidity, prominent tart mineral notes, persistent, light grip, floral traces, good depth, firm structure, more prominent mineral notes, light acid bite, slightly creamy, very good, tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2025+ What our ratings mean

The municipality of Nierstein-Schwabsburg with a population of around 8,400 is located on the Rhine in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The Schwabsburg district was an independent municipality until 1970. One of the three winegrowing areas in the Rheinhessen wine growing region was also named after Nierstein, the other two are Bingen and Wonnegau. The Nierstein area in the north-east reaches back to the Roman city of Mainz, founded in 38 BC. The centre is the Rhine front from Nackenheim to Schwabsburg. Here, on the famous Red Slope, the most impressive and best steep slopes of Rheinhessen with...

The production area is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation existing from 1816 to 1919 as the province Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hessen. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German winegrowing area in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine bend between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the shape of a huge triangle. Many finds are evidence of ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. In Nierstein is the oldest vineyard in Germany, the...

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 white grape variety probably comes from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms that testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones are Risling (Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling (Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan (France); Riesling Renano (Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski (Croatia); Rislinoc (Moldavia); Rheinriesling,...

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