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Red wine 2016 Saalhäuser Blauer Zweigelt dry Alte Reben, Saale-Unstrut, Germany

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 18.90 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #0022519

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 25 October 2019
Editor note: Very light hint of tobacco and some earthy notes on the nose, predominantly dark berries, hint of cherries and some tree bark. Clear, straightforward, fairly juicy, ripe fruit on the palate, light nutty and floral notes, hint of blood in the background, earthyand mineral traces, fine, youthful tannins, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, fairly firm structure, good to very good finish.
Best to drink: To 2024+

The growing area in Germany is named after the two rivers in whose narrow valleys on the southeast and southwest slopes of the terraced Vineyards are lying. The vineyards cover 786 hectares of vineyards, which extend over three federal states. Over 90% of these are in Saxony-Anhalt, the rest in Thuringia and only a few hectares in Werder an der Havel in the state Brandenburg, Viticulture has been practiced here for over a thousand years. In a deed of donation of emperor Otto III. (980-1002), a grandson Charlemagne's, this is already documented in the year 998 in writing to the monastery Memleben. Another document...

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