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Winery Wines Files 9

Weißwein 2020 Riesling "66", Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Classification: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 9.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #43421332921

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 23 November, 2021
Best to drink: Bis 2025+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Bright yellow fruity nose with herbal-planty notes as well as floral and red berry nuances. Sweet, quite juicy, very slightly warm fruit, fine acidity, some grip, smoky traces, some persistence, some minerality, good to very good, again a little warm finish.

Town on the Rhine in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate with around 25,000 inhabitants at the mouth of the Nahe into the Rhine at the foot of the Rochusberg. Even before the Romans, there was a Celtic settlement here called Bingium because of its convenient location. The Romans were already cultivating vines here at the turn of the century. The river Nahe forms a natural border between two wine-growing areas. The district of Bingen-Bingerbrück lies to the left of the mouth of the Nahe and belongs to the Nahe wine-growing region. Here you will find the single vineyards Hildegardisbrünnchen, Abbey Rupertsberg (also Ruppertsberg),...

The wine-growing region is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation as the province of Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hesse from 1816 to 1919. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German wine-growing region in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine knee between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the form of a huge triangle. Many finds attest to ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. Nierstein is home to Germany's oldest vineyard, the...

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 from around 400 BC found in a Celtic grave. The oldest vineyards were on the banks of the Rhine, Neckar and Moselle. These rivers with their long valleys, as well as their tributaries, are still the classic wine-growing areas today. Viticulture was founded by the colonisation of Gaul by the Greeks and then brought to perfection by Roman culture. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) brought Roman viticulture from the RhôneRhône...

The white grape variety probably originates from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms testifying to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, 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...

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