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White wine 2018 Bingen Scharlachberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 30.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #77020895119

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (93 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 11 September, 2019
Editor note: Tart nose, still slightly reductive and smoky, also still yeasty, prominent herbaceous and intense mineral notes, light yellow fruit, delicate peppery notes. Firmly structured, clear, fairly elegant, tart, juicy fruit on the palate, very elegant acidity, integrated tannins provide grip, yeasty traces, light floral and herbaceous notes, hint of tobacco, prominent stony mineral notes, excellent depth, still veryyoung and slightly restless, concentrated, complex, verydelicate hint of dark berries in the background, very elegant phenolic notes provide additional backbone, clear contours, very good, long, firm, gripping finish with light peppery notes.
Best to drink: 2023-2032+ 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 white grape variety probably comes from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms that testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones 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 (Moldavia); Rheinriesling,...

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