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White wine 2017 Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Beerenauslese VDP.Grosse Lage, Purpurlack, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.375 l
Alcohol content : 7.5%
Price: 145.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #2602600818

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 4 December 2018
Editor note: Light vegetal and herbaceous notes on the nose, still slightly yeasty, citrus and stone fruit, candied, mature apples, floral and mineral notes. Firm, very sweet, citrussy fruit on the palate, slightly yeasty, lively acidity, light grip, still very slightly muted, floral andh erbaceous notes, prominent tart mineral notes, very light hint of petrol, very good sweet as well as tart finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2045+

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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