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Weingut Riffel

White wine 2016 Silvaner Réserve dry, Landwein, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 24.50 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #L-0318

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 9 December, 2019
Editor note: Fairly deep nose, light nutty and vegetal notes, some yellow spice, yellow fruit aromas, yeasty traces and prominent mineral notes. Clear, tart, firmly structured fruit on the palate, nutty and partly dried vegetal notes, touch of yellow spice, elegant, livelyacidity, noticeable tannic grip, persistent with prominent mineral notes, still young, light-bodied, but also has substance, good depth, very good, firm, tart finish.
Best to drink: To 2024+

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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