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White wine 2002 Hochheim Kirchenstück Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 11.5%
Price: 12.80 €
Registration number : #4008300803

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Good (80 WP)
Last reviewed: 28 June 2005
Editor note: Fairly shy nose, tart with citrus fruit and peaches, delicate floral notes indicative of maturity. Light-bodied on the palate, with fairly prominent tart and quite typical acidity, has some substance, prominent tannins, quite a piquant style, acceptable finish dominated by astringent tannins.

The growing area is in the state of Hesse in Germany, The vineyards cover 3,211 hectares of vines starting at the lower main east of Wiesbaden and stretching around 50 kilometers along the right bank of the Rhine to Lorch north of Rüdesheim. The wine route "Rheingau Riesling Route" runs on the right bank from Lorch to Hochheim. Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) left near today's castle Johannisberg supposedly create the first vineyard. In addition, the late harvest is said to have been "invented" here, which is due to the story of Spätlesereiter is announced. In the Rheingau in particular, the orders of the...

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