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White wine 2005 Chardonnay dry Hades, Württemberg, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 13.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Chardonnay
Registration number: #6655006

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (84+ WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 18 December, 2006
Editor note: Translate to English Nussige, auch heuartige Töne mit präsentem Holz in der gelbfruchtigen und melonigen, leicht kräuterigen Nase. Im Mund noch sehr holzbetont, Vanille und süße Röstnoten, weiche gelbe Frucht, passende, dezente, geschliffene Säure, dicht gewoben und dabei kühl, ausbaubedingt etwas Gerbstoff, leicht zitronige Noten im ordentlichen bis guten Abgang. Die Zeit wird zeigen, ob der Wein das Holz einbinden kann.

The production area is located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The vineyards cover 11,461 hectares of vines, which extend between Lake Constance and the Tauber valley below Rothenburg (Taubergrund). The geographical and climatic conditions are characterised by many river valleys. On its very winding course, the tributaries Rems, Enz, Kocher and Jagst flow towards the Neckar. On the river banks there are many southern slopes with widely spread vineyards. In summer there is enough sunshine to give strength and colour to red wines as well. Two thirds of the vineyards are steep or sloping. Heilbronn is the wine...

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

The white grape variety originates from France. There are about 120 synonyms, which indicate its age and worldwide distribution in most wine-producing countries. The most important grouped alphabetically by country are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot de Bourgogne,...

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