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Weingut Riffel

Sparkling wine 2017 Riesling Brut, Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Organic labeling: Biodynamic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #L-0118

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 28 October, 2018
Editor note: Fairly firm, slightly mud nose, vegetal and light nutty otes, yeasty traces, tart yellow fruit. Fairly tart on the palate, prominent vegetal notes, light yeasty, nutty and earthy notes, fairly prominent medium-fine mousse, fairly good substance and persistence, fairly prominent acidity, mineral notes in the background, light grip, herbaceous and floral traces, firm acid bite on a good to very good tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2021+

The production area is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation existing from 1816 to 1919 as the province Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hessen. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German winegrowing area in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine bend between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the shape of a huge triangle. Many finds are evidence of ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. In Nierstein is the oldest vineyard in Germany, the...

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