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White wine 2017 Burg Layen Hölle Riesling, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Organic labeling: Organic and vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #77630243018

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 21 May 2019
Editor note: Tart nose, nutty and dried vegetal notes, citrus and some stone fruit, earthy and mineral notes. Bone dry, slightly muted fruit on the palate, fairly prominent acidity, nutty and yeasty notes, noticeable tannic grip, vegetal and herbaceous notes, fairly persistent, tart mineral notes in the background, very slightly astringent, good to very good finish.
Best to drink: Late 2019-2022+

The growing area is located in the country Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There are many preserved testimonies of the Romans who already cultivated wine here. The vineyards cover i4.237 hectares of vines along the river from Hunsrück to its mouth in the Rhine at Bingen. Near Bingen founded the Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) the monastery Rupertsberg. The soils consist of quartzite and schist at the lower Nahe, porphyry, melaphyr and Buntsandstein at the middle Nahe as well as weathered soils, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad Kreuznach.

Map of the growing area Nahe

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