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White wine 2016 Karsdorf Hohe Gräte Riesling late harvest (Spaetlese) semi-Sweet VDP.ErsteLage, S, Saale-Unstrut, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 13.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Barrique and Betonei
Registration number : #0060817

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 2 April 2019
Editor note: Slightly reductive nose, light nutty, smoky and dried vegetal notes, restrained yellow fruit, hint of bacon and mushrooms, touch of maize. Straightforward, fairly polished, sweetish fruit onjm the palate, touch of oak, elegant, lively acidity, light grip, good persistence, sugar candy in the background, some dried herbs and peanuts, fine sandy tannins, still very slightly astringent, salty mineral notes, very good, grippy finish.
Best to drink: Mid-2019-2022+

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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