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Weißwein 2018 Riesling trocken "Monte Vacano", Rheingau, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: Qualitätswein (quality wine)
Price: 130.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #3400305820

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: great (96 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 22 October, 2020
Best to drink: 2024-2035+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Deep, cool and precise, bright fragrance with white and yellow fruity aromas, some yeast, vegetable to herbal and delicate floral nuances and clear minerality. Tight, pure, light fruit, which again appears extremely cool, lively acidity, yeasty notes, clear herbs, floral traces and present minerality, still completely undeveloped, lasting and close to the palate, a touch of dark berry, has tension and depth, delicate melting, very good, firm, juicy finish with draught

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Hesse in Germany. The vineyards cover 3,211 hectares of vineyards starting at the Untermain east of Wiesbaden and extending about 50 kilometres along the right bank of the Rhine to Lorch north of Rüdesheim. The wine route "Rheingau Riesling Route" runs along the right bank from Lorch to Hochheim. Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) allegedly had the first vineyard planted near today's Johannisberg Castle. It is also said that the Spätlese was "invented" here, as evidenced by the story of the Spätlesereiter (Late Harvest Rider ). Especially in the...

Germany, or rather the area that is now part of it, has a wine culture that is over two thousand years old. But even before that, imported wine was drunk, as evidenced by a Greek clay wine bottle from around 400 BC found in a Celtic grave. The oldest vineyards were on the banks of the Rhine, Neckar and Moselle. These rivers with their long valleys, as well as their tributaries, are still the classic wine-growing areas today. Viticulture was founded by the colonisation of Gaul by the Greeks and then brought to perfection by Roman culture. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) brought Roman viticulture from the Rhône valley to the...

The white grape variety probably originates from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms testifying to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-producing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Risling (Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling (Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan (France); Riesling Renano (Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski (Croatia); Rislinoc...

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