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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 south-east and south-west slopes the terraced vineyards are situated. The vineyards cover 786 hectares of vines, which extend over three federal states. Over 90% of them are located in Saxony-Anhalt, the rest in Thuringia and only a few hectares in Werder an der Havel in the federal state of Brandenburg. Viticulture has been practised here for over a thousand years. In a deed of gift from Emperor Otto III. (980-1002), a grandson of Charlemagne, to the Memleben monastery, this is already documented in writing in 998. Another document...

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