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White wine 2019 Silvaner dry "AB OVO", Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 23.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: egg-shaped concrete tank
Registration number: #440702020

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 16 October, 2020
Editor note: Translate to English Kühler, fester und hefiger, herb-pflanzlicher, kreidiger und leicht floraler Duft mit verhaltenen, hellen gelbfruchtigen Aromen, zarter gelber Würze und pilzigen Nuancen. Griffig, rauchig und sehr herb am Gaumen, helle, knochentrocknene, saftige Frucht, straffer, feinsandiger, reifer Gerbstoff, nachhaltig und dicht am Gaumen, lebendige Säure, gute Tiefe und Substanz, deutliche, kreidig-salzige Mineralik, reichlich Spannung und Biss, noch unentwickelt, straffer, herb-saftiger, wieder intensiv mineralischer und zugleich feinsaftiger Abgang mit reichlich Zug.

The cultivation area is located on the northern edge of the state of Bavaria in Germany and is crossed by the Main River in a large W shape. A special feature is that the Bavarian vineyards on Lake Constance around Lindau belong to the Württemberg growing region. The vineyards cover 6,130 hectares of vineyard area, most of which extend between Aschaffenburg and Schweinfurt. All vineyards are planted on south-facing valley slopes on the banks of the Main or in side valleys of its tributaries. It is an ancient wine-growing region, as evidenced by a deed of donation from the year 777 to the monastery of Fulda, to which the royal estate...

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 comes from Austria. Well over a hundred synonyms testify to the great age and wide distribution of this vine. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Augustiner Weiß, Bötzinger, Fliegentraube, Franken, Frankenriesling, Frankentraube, Grünedel, Grüner Silvaner, Österreicher, Österreichisch, Roter Silvaner, Schönfeilner,(Germany); Feuille Ronde, Gamay Blanc, Gros Riesling, Picardon Blanc, Silvain Vert(France); Sylvaner Verde(Italy); Sonoma Riesling(California); Silvanac Zeleni, Silvanai Zeleni (Croatia); Salfin; Salfin Belyi, Salfine...

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