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Red wine 2018 Gündelbach Wachtkopf Lemberger dry, Württemberg, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 13.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #6652120

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 1 December, 2020
Editor note: Slightly dried floral and herbaceous scent of mainly black berries with cherry notes, hinted smoke, fleshy and earthy traces and a hint of juniper. Clear, tangy-juicy, rather cool fruit, slightly smoky and hinted bacon notes, moderate, dark chocolate wood spice, some pepper and dried vegetable to herbal tones, quite fine tannin, good sustainability, very good, tangy-juicy, smoky, dried herbal and again peppery finish with bite. Skilful

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...

Synonym (also Blue Lemberger) for the vine variety Blaufränkisch; see there.
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