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Hessische Staatsweingüter GmbH Kloster Eberbach
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White wine 2005 Heppenheim Steinkopf Chardonnay Auslese, Hessische Bergstrasse, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 18.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #3305075506

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (85 WP)
Last reviewed: 18 June 2008
Editor note: Translate to English Etwas gereifter, leicht karamelliger und zart holzwürziger Duft nach kandierten Zitrusfrüchten und Äpfeln mit zedrigen Nuancen. Klare, süße Frucht mit gutem Säurebiss, nussige und holzige Würze am Gaumen, wieder zedrige Holzanklänge, gewisser Schmelz, zart pflanzliche Nuancen, etwas Mineralik, feinwürziger, recht süßer Abgang.

The cultivation area lies in Hessen in Germany between the rivers Neckar, Rhine and Main in the protection of the Odenwald on the western slope of the Odenwald. The vineyards cover 467 hectares of vineyards along the Rhine. Already the Romans operated here viticulture and laid the "Via strata montana" (mountain road). The first documentary mention was made in 755 regarding the donation of a vineyard in Heppenheim.

Map with growing area Hessian mountain road

Climate and soil

The mild climate Emperor Joseph II (1741-1790) called out on his return from the coronation in Frankfurt to the exclamation: Here begins Germany, to become Italy . Due to early spring and late autumn, there is a...

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