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White wine 2013 Weisenheim Altenberg Grauburgunder dry, Pfalz, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 9.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #514411602914

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 22 November, 2014
Editor note: Translate to English Deutlich nussiger und etwas karamelliger Duft nach reifem Kernobst mit präsenter Holzwürze und leicht getrocknet-pflanzlichen Tönen. Reife, schmelzige Frucht im Mund, deutlich Holzwürze, etwas kandierte Nüsse und Karamell, feine, lebendige Säure, gute Nachhaltigkeit, mittlere Kraft, hat Griff, getrocknet-pflanzliche bis kräuterige Nuancen, sehr guter, saftiger und holzwürziger Abgang.
Next to Südliche Weinstraße one of the two areas of the German wine region Pfalz; see there.

The production area is located in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The vineyards cover 23,554 hectares, making it the second largest German wine-growing region after Rheinhessen. Until 1995 it was called Rheinpfalz, the current name (lat. Palatium = palace) derives from the Palatines of the Holy Roman Empire, who resided in the city of Heidelberg from the 13th to the middle of the 18th century. The first evidence of viticulture can be found in Celtic graves as early as 550 BC, long before the Romans, in Laumersheim and Bad Dürkheim. After the retreat of the Romans from this area,...

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...

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