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Weißwein 2009 Hatzenport Stolzenberg Erste Lage, Mosel, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Predicate: QbA
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #16581911310

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 29 March, 2020
Editor note: Nutty, dried vegetable and yellow-spicy scent of partly candied yellow fruits with dried floral and tobacco nuances as well as earthy-mineral tones. Sweet-juicy, partly candied fruit with lively acidity, some yellow spiciness and nutty traces, good substance and persistence, floral nuances, delicate touch, certain strength and depth, with air still increasing, tart minerality, very good, quite tight finish with candy-sweet fruit, herbal notes and spice, gaining bite with time
wein.plus rating: 93 WP
Last reviewed: 20 August, 2010
Editor note: Translate to English Herb-pflanzlicher bis tabakiger Duft nach teils kandiertem Steinobst mit leicht an Paprika und Peperoni erinnernden vegetabilen Anklängen und viel herber Mineralik. Fest gewirkt und süßlich-saftig im Mund, Steinobst-Zitrusfrucht mit herber pflanzlicher Würze und wieder sehr präsenter, erdiger Mineralik, feine, lebendige Säure, nachhaltig am Gaumen, recht tief, hat Substanz und Griff, sehr guter bis langer Abgang.
Area (also Terrassenmosel) of the German wine-growing region Mosel; see there.

The wine-growing region is located in Rhineland-Palatinate and to a small extent also in Saarland in Germany. The Moselle River winds its way from Trier to Koblenz over 237 km, but as the crow flies it is only 96 km. The vineyards cover 8,798 hectares of vines, stretching along the Moselle from its headwaters in the Vosges Mountains on the border of Luxembourg to its confluence with the Rhine near Koblenz, as well as along its two tributaries, the Saar and the Ruwer. These three rivers gave the wine-growing region the old name Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, which was valid until 2007. Germany's oldest vineyards are located on...

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 Rhône valley to the...

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-producing 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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