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Petillant Naturel 2018 "Pet nat", Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Petillant Naturel
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 10%
Price: 18.90 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Stainless steel capsule
Maturing: -
Variety: Scheurebe.
Registration number : #L-01/19

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 24 May, 2019
Editor note: Yeasty, vegetal and floral notes on the nose, citrus as well as white and green fruit. Light-bodied, clear, cool, elegant, juicy, bone dry fruit on the palate, fairly fine, moderate mousse, yeasty and light vegetal notes, fairly persistent, has some grip, good tart, but also fairly juicy finish.
Best to drink: 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 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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