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White wine 2017 Schloss Johannisberg Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) VDP.Grosse Lage, Grünlack, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 8.5%
Price: 36.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #2602600518

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 6 February 2019
Editor note: Cool, clear, polished, firm nose, peach fruit, elegant citrus aromas, some green apple, floral and mineral notes. Clear, polished, firm, sweet fruit on the palate, very elegant, lively acidity, yeasty and light floral notes, fairly prominent mineral notes, still undeveloped and slightly muted, some depth, floral and herbaceous traces on a very good, fairly firm, sweet, mineral finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2030+

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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