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Weißwein 2020 Kiedrich Turmberg Riesling VDP.Erste Lage trocken, Rheingau, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: VDP.Erste Lage
Price: 27.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #3400304421

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 8 August, 2021
Best to drink: 2023-2030+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Firm, polished and cool, somewhat herbal-vegetable and floral aroma with relatively cool yellow fruity aromas, certain minerality and a hint of dark berries. Taut, quite juicy, rather cool fruit, yellow and hints of dark fruit, lively acidity, persistent on the palate, yeasty traces and lots of minerality, hints of smoke, very good, firm, juicy finish with bite, partly dark fruit and again lots of minerality. Needs to 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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