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Weingut Riffel

White wine 2015 Silvaner dry Réserve, Rhine/Rhein, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 24.50 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #L-0117

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 26 July, 2017
Editor note: Very slightly open nose, cool, deep, complex and firm, peppery, herbaceous and vegetal notes, prominent mineral notes, pomaceous fruit, some almonds, light smoky and toasted aromas, bay leaf, green bacon and coriander. Ripe, juicy, slightly creamy bone dry fruit on the palate, yeasty, light nutty oak, light spice and prominent herbaceous notes, very elegant acidity, integrated tannins, ful body, good substance, not really heavy, hint of tobacco in the background, buttery traces, light earthy and mineral notes, peppery traces, still largely undeveloped, complex, cardamom, caraway seed and prominent salty notes, very good, long, juicy, spicy finish, Outstanding wine, has its own character.
Best to drink: 2018-2023+

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...

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