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Weingut J. Neus
Winery Wines Files 4

Red wine 2015 Frühburgunder dry Ortswein, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Registration number: #436620800717

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 July, 2017
Editor note: Clear nose, light herbaceous notes, red and a few black berries, some melon, hint of citurs, nutty and peppery traces. Ripe, fairly juiicy fruit on the palate, some smoky, tart oak, dark chocolate, medium body, good persistence, salty traces in the background, light earthy and spicy notes, slightly sweetish and creamy, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, good to very good finish.
Best to drink: 2018-2021+ 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 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, which existed 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. In Nierstein, 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 red grape variety probably comes from France. There are about 120 synonyms which indicate a high age. Some of them are grouped alphabetically by country: Augustclevner, Augustklevner, Augustiner, Augusttraube, Blauer Augustiner, Blauer Frühburgunder, Frauentagtraube, Frauentraube, Frühblaue, Früher Blauer Burgunder, Frühschwarze, Jakobstraube, Juliustraube, Möhrchen, Schwarzer Frühzeitiger Burgunder (Germany and/or Austria); Jacobstraube (Alsace); Black Inly, Early Black Cluster, July Grape (England); Ischia, Madeleine Noir, Maurillon Hâtif, Morillon Noir Hâtif, Morillon Parisien, Petit Morillon Hâtif, Pinot Hâtif de...

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