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Petillant Naturel 2016 Pet nat, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Petillant Naturel
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 11%
Price: 18.90 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Stainless steel capsule
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #L-Nr.:05-16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 14 August, 2017
Editor note: Cool, yeasty, vegetal nose, citrus and pomaceous fruit, light floral and earthy notes, hint of tobacco. Bone-dry, tart, juicy fruit on the palate, prominent yeasty and vegetal notes, fairly fine mousse, good persistence, nutty traces, some grip, noticeable light tobacco in the background, mineral traces, touch of bread crust, very good tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2019+

City on the Rhine in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate with about 25,000 inhabitants at the mouth of the Nahe river into the Rhine at the foot of the Rochusberg. Even before the Romans, there was a Celtic settlement called Bingium here because of its convenient location. Already the Romans were cultivating wine here at the turn of the century. The river Nahe forms a natural border between two growing areas. The district Bingen-Bingerbrück is located to the left of the mouth of the Nahe and belongs to the Nahe wine growing area. Here are the individual sites Hildegardisbrünnchen, Rupertsberg Abbey (also Ruppertsberg), Römerberg...

The white grape variety comes from France. Around 100 synonyms testify to its great age and its distribution in many wine-growing countries. The most important of these, grouped alphabetically by country, are Kleinedel, Pinot Blanc, Weißer Arbst(Germany); Bon Blanc, Arnaison Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Chardonnet Pinot Blanc, Clevner, Epinette Blanche, Gentil Blanc, Klävner, Moréote Blanche, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pino Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnet, Pinot Blanc Vrai(France); Pinot Bijeli(Croatia); Pinot Bianco(Italy); Burgundy Veisser, Pino Belîi(Moldavia); Pinot Blanc, White...

The white grape variety is a new breed between Riesling x Bukettrebe. Synonyms are Alzey S. 88, Dr. Wagnerrebe, Scheu 88, S-88, Scheu Riesling and as second main name (in Austria) Sämling 88. It was created in 1916 by the German breeder Justus Georg Scheu (1879-1949) at the Landesanstalt für Rebenzüchtung in Alzey (Rheinhessen). The bouquet vine was not identified until DNA analyses carried out in 2012, in which the silvaner indicated as the father variety was found to be false. Experts can also be wrong. In 1935, Scheu had claimed in a lecture that the bouquet grapevine had not proved to be a suitable crossing partner....

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