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White wine 2016 Hattenheim Nußbrunnen Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Rheingau, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 35.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Stainless steel and large oak
Registration number : #3105902017

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (94 WP)
Last reviewed: 5 October 2017
Editor note: Firm, tart nose, prominent mineral notes, herbaceous notes, light yellow spice, partly dried yellow fruit, dried floral notes, hint of milky caramel, earthy traces, hint of tobacco. Very firm, juicy, slightly off-dry fruit on the palate, prominent yeasty and vegetal as well as herbaceous notes, ripe tannins provide firm grip, compact structure, quite concentrated, earthy and salty mineral notes in the background, hint of yellow spice and tobacco, complex, gripping, long, juicy, spicy finish. Needs time to mature.
Best to drink: 2020-2030+

The production area is located in the federal state of Hessen in Germany. The vineyards cover 3,211 hectares of vine area starting at the lower Main river east of Wiesbaden and extending about 50 kilometres along the right bank of the Rhine to Lorch north of Rüdesheim. The "Rheingau Riesling Route" wine route runs along the right bank of the Rhine from Lorch to Hochheim. Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) allegedly had the first vineyard planted near today's Johannisberg Castle. It is also said that the Spätlese was "invented" here, which is evidenced by the story of the Spätlese rider. Especially in the...

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