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Red wine 2007 Gündelbach Wachtkopf Cabernet Sauvignon dry S, Württemberg, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 12.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #6654509

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 1 December, 2009
Editor note: Translate to English Etwas brotige und mineralische Cassis- und Johannisbeernase mit Anklängen an Paprika und bitterschokoladigen Tönen. Im Mund trotz des hohen Alkohols eher kühle, leicht paprikaartige Ribisel- und Cassisfrucht, zarte Noten von Johannisbeerblättern, kräftige Bitterschokolade und leicht erdige Töne, passende Tannine, hat einige Substanz und Sortencharakter, zeigt auch Herkunft, leicht alkoholisch im guten Abgang.

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 red grape variety originates from France. There are about 60 synonyms; some grouped alphabetically by country are Franzosenrebe (Germany); Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite (Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia); Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Castet, Enfin, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne, Vigne Dure (France); Bordo (Romania); Bordeaux (Switzerland); Burdeos Tinto...

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