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Winery Wines Files 5

White wine 2012 Leimen Herrenberg Weißburgunder dry Grosses Gewächs, Oberklamm, Baden, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 19.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #6203613

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 20 February, 2021
Editor note: Clear, somewhat herbal, nutty and lightly woody aroma with yellow fruity aromas, a little legume, smoke and herbal nuances. Ripe, juicy, somewhat warm yellow fruit, smoky wood again, nutty and also slightly toasty aromas, mineral and herbal notes in the background, lots of power and melting, lasting, good substance, fine grip, very good juicy, melting and spicy finish with some alcohol warmth
wein.plus rating: 89 WP
Last reviewed: 2 September, 2014
Editor note: Translate to English Fester, nussiger und holzwürziger, relativ kühler Kernobst-Zitrusduft mit zart hefigen und kräuterigen Nuancen, floralen Spuren und deutlicher Mineralik. Klare, reife, schmelzige Frucht im Mund, leicht rauchige und hefige Töne, etwas Holz, kandierte Nüsse am Gaumen, feine Säure, nachhaltig und recht dicht, gewisse Tiefe, im Hintergrund wieder mineralische Töne, fester Bau, zart süßlicher Schmelz, aber auch feiner Griff, sehr guter, wieder ziemlich saftiger Abgang mit nussig-holziger Würze und Kandistönen.
Area of the German production region of Baden; see there

The wine-growing region is located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and is divided into South Baden and North Baden. It stretches almost 400 kilometres from Lake Con stance along the Upper Rhine Plain via the Badische Bergstrasse and Kraichgau to Tauberfranken. The vineyards cover 15,828 hectares. To the north lies the city of Heidelberg with Germany's oldest university, founded in 1386. The Baden Wine Route begins north of this city and leads to Ortenau in southern Baden. As early as the 2nd century, winegrowing spread northwards from Lake Constance. It reached its peak in the 16th century.

Landkarte des Anbaugebietes Baden

Climate and soil


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...

Synonym (also White Burgundy) for the grape variety Pinot Blanc; see there.
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