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Weißwein 2018 Wallhausen Felseneck Riesling Grosses Gewächs trocken, Nahe, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Grosses Gewächs
Price: 36.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #77791440220

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 September, 2021
Best to drink: 2023-2028+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Firm, rather bright yellow-fruity nose with floral and clear, tart herbaceous-vegetable notes, a little green apple as well as a hint of root vegetables. Ripe, rather tart, bright, slightly warm fruit, lively, ripe acidity, lots of grip, nutty hints, a hint of wood, has grip, persistent on the palate, yeasty nuances, clear, tart mineral spice, a hint of dark berries, grapefruit zest, some depth, very light, sweet melting, very good, rather firm finish with tart juice, nutty tones and plenty of minerality.

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 Rhône valley to the...

The white grape variety probably originates from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms testifying to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-producing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, 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...

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