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Winery Wines Files 10

White wine 2000 Alzey Rotenfels Optima late harvest (Spaetlese), Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11.5%
Registration number: #426001501301

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (81 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 10 June, 2002
Editor note: Translate to English Süßlicher, kräuterwürziger Zitrusduft mit zart floraler Note. Weich und fruchtig, süß, moderate Säure, wieder Kräuteraromen und florale Noten am Gaumen, gute Nachhaltigkeit, recht süffige Art mit schöner Würze, fruchtiger Abgang.
Best to drink: Bis 2003. What our ratings mean

City on the Rhine in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate with about 25,000 inhabitants at the mouth of the Nahe river into the Rhine at the foot of the Rochusberg. Even before the Romans, there was a Celtic settlement called Bingium here because of its convenient location. Already the Romans were cultivating wine here at the turn of the century. The river Nahe forms a natural border between two growing areas. The district Bingen-Bingerbrück is located to the left of the mouth of the Nahe and belongs to the Nahe wine growing area. Here are the individual sites Hildegardisbrünnchen, Rupertsberg Abbey (also Ruppertsberg), Römerberg...

The white grape variety (also Geilweilerhof 33-13-113) is a new variety between(Silvaner x Riesling) x Müller-Thurgau according to DNA analyses published in 2012. The cross was made in 1930 by the breeder Peter Morio (1887-1960) at the Institute for Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen-Pfalz. The plant variety protection was granted in 1971. By the way, the variety Bacchus was created with the same parents. Optima was a cross-breeding partner for the new varieties Geilweilerhof GA58-14 and Orion. The very early ripening...

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