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Weißwein 2020 Kiedrich Riesling VDP.Ortswein trocken, Rheingau, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: VDP.Ortswein
Price: 18.50 €
Bottle closure: Screw cap
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #3400302021

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 8 August, 2021
Best to drink: Mitte 2022 bis 2030+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Cool, polished and rather bright citrus stone fruit nose with delicately herbal and floral nuances. Clear, fine-juicy, quite bright, sweetish fruit, yeasty traces and tart mineral tones, persistent on the palate, quite clear minerality, good substance and almost delicately creamy, at the same time much bite, certain depth, very good, sweetish-juicy and at the same time again tart-mineral finish with traction. May still mature a little.

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 RhôneRhône...

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-growing 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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