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Red wine 2016 Réserve dry "Kunstwerk", Edle Rebe, Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 23.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #430101519

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 22 December, 2019
Editor note: Light dried vegetal notes on the nose, hint of tobacco, black and red berries, earthy notes and moderate oak. Tart, dark fruit on the palate, light toasted oak, some coffee and dark chocolate, fine sandy tannins, slightly astringent tannins, good persistence, full-bodied, hint of bacon, earthy notes, slightly astringent on a good to very good finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2024+

The German wine growing region of Franconia used to be divided into the three areas of Maindreieck, Mainviereck and Steigerwald with 23 large vineyards and 216 individual vineyards. In November 2011, the members of the Franconian Winegrowers' Association adopted a new regulation. The three old areas will be replaced by 12 much smaller ones. These will also replace the 23 large sites in the medium to long term. The old areas once played a role in the predominant marketing of Franconian table wine, which they had lost for some time. Before this conversion, the following description applied to the Maindreieck area:

Main - Flussverlauf mit Maindreieck und Mainviereck

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