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Weißwein 2004 Boppard Hamm Engelstein Riesling Spätlese halbtrocken, Mittelrhein, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11.5%
Sweetness: halbtrocken (off-dry)
Classification: Spätlese (late harvest (Spaetlese))
Price: 7.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #16561101305

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Last reviewed: 25 November, 2005

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