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Weißwein 2007 Riesling trocken Alte Reben, "150 Tage", Rheinhessen, Germany

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Predicate: QbA
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Riesling
Registration number: #432723103608

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (93 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 7 September, 2015
Best to drink: 2017-2026+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Translate to English Fester, etwas kräuterig-vegetabiler, deutlich mineralischer Duft mit kühlen Steinobst- und Zitrusaromen sowie floralen Spuren und viel Kandis. Sehr reife, süßlich-schmelzige und saftige Frucht, feine vegetabile und kräuterige Aromen, fester Bau, lebendige Säure, etwas Gerbstoff, einen Hauch roter Beeren im Hintergrund, gewisse Wärme, nachhaltig am Gaumen, deutliche Mineralik, viel Griff, gute Tiefe, noch nicht ausentwickelt, feiner Biss, komplex, süßlicher Schmelz auch im sehr guten Abgang. Wirkte in seiner Jugend fast etwas zu weich, gewinnt aber an Griff und wird sich wesentlich länger und besser entwickeln können als zunächst vermutet.
wein.plus rating: 91 WP
Last reviewed: 23 December, 2008
Best to drink: 2009-2013+.
Editor note: Translate to English Reintöniger, kühler, kräuteriger und ziemlich mineralischer Duft nach Kern- und Steinobst mit Zitrusaromen. Schmelzige, leicht süßliche Frucht, reif und sehr klar, kräuterige Würze, hochfeine, lebendige Säure, nachhaltig am Gaumen, kräftig, dabei relativ weich und gleichzeitig fest gebaut, hat einige Substanz, deutliche Mineralität, sehr gute Tiefe, noch ziemlich jung und wenig entwickelt, harmonisch, sehr lang.
Along with Bingen and Nierstein, one of the three areas in the German Rheinhessen growing region; see there

The wine-growing region is located in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the region. The name is derived from the historical affiliation as the province of Rheinhessen of the Grand Duchy of Hesse from 1816 to 1919. The vineyards cover 26,758 hectares, making it the largest German wine-growing region in terms of area. The vineyards are located on the left bank of the Rhine knee between Bingen, Mainz and Worms in the form of a huge triangle. Many finds attest to ancient viticulture, such as a Roman water pipe in Ingelheim. Nierstein is home to Germany's oldest vineyard, the...

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...

The white grape variety probably originates from Germany. There are more than 150 synonyms testifying to the great age and worldwide distribution of this vine in almost all wine-producing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Risling (Bulgaria); Edler Riesling, Gelber Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Rüsseling, Weißer Riesling (Germany); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan (France); Riesling Renano (Italy); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia); Rizling Rajnski (Croatia); Rislinoc...

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