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Weißwein 2019 trocken Cuvée "Steinmauer", Nahe, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: QbA
Price: 16.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel and Tonneau
Registration number: #77102321120

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 21 July, 2020
Best to drink: 2021-2024+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Clear citrus nose with pome fruit notes, some nut, yeast and vegetable to slightly tobacco tones, floral notes, a hint of dark berries and clear minerality. Ripe, warm, melting, not quite dry fruit, light nutty and a hint of caramel wood, very fine acidity, crumbly tannins, good substance and persistence, buttery aromas, in the background also some minerality, quite strong, very good, juicy, slightly smoky and light-woody, delicately sweet finish with mineral and delicately herbal tones

The wine-growing region is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There is much preserved evidence of the Romans, who already cultivated wine here. The vineyards cover 4,237 hectares of vines along the river from Hunsrück to where it flows into the Rhine at Bingen. Near Bingen, the Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) founded the Rupertsberg monastery. The soils consist of quartzite and slate on the lower Nahe, porphyry, melaphyre and red sandstone on the middle Nahe, and weathered soils, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad...

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...

Synonym (also Grauer Burgunder) for the grape variety Pinot Gris; see there.

Synonym (also White Burgundy) for the grape variety Pinot Blanc; see there.

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudenet, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pineau Blanc, Pineau Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay,...

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