Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2016 Escherndorf Am Lumpen 1655 Silvaner Grosses Gewächs dry, Franconia/Franken, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #439704217

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (94 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 September 2017
Editor note: Firm, deep, surprisingly cool nose, prominent vegetal and herbaceous notes, light floral and yeasty notes, citrus and pomaceous fruit, exotic touch, intense mineral notes. Very firm, juicy, concentrated fruit on the palate, lively acidity, herbaceous aromas, fine tannins provide firm grip, black berries and some exotic fruit reminiscent of passion fruit, hint of tobacco, peppery notes, hint of cardamom, majoran in the background, deep, concentrated and quite complex, erty and salty mineral notes, still largely undeveloped, tremendously vibrant, firm bite and more mineral notes on a long, firm, juicy finish. Very unusual style that one might not immediately associate with Silvaner, but without a doubt a great wine. Definitely needs time to mature.
Best to drink: 2019-2028+

The German growing area Franconia used to be in the three main triangle areas, Mainviereck and Steigerwald with 23 large layers and 216 individual layers. In November 2011 a new regulation was decided by the members of the Franconian Wine Association. The three old areas will be replaced by 12 much smaller ones. In the medium to long term, these will also replace the 23 large locations. The old areas once played a role in the predominant marketing of Franconian table wine, which they had lost for a long time. Before this change, the following description applied to the Main Triangle area:

Main - course of the river with the Main Triangle and Mainviereck

By far the largest Franconian area triangle is in the...

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