Dynamic Rheinhessen

Reading Time: There was a time when sweet Liebfraumilch and cheap, bulk wine symbolized the Rheinhessen. Today things are different. The Rheinhessen may be Germany’s most dynamic wine region. It’s home to some of the most prestigious German wines, like the Keller G-Max Riesling. It is also home to some of the country’s most experimental …

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German Riesling Rheinhessen

Rheinhessen Riesling

The Rheinhessen is Germany’s largest wine-producing region by vineyard area. The German Wine Institute reports that there are close to 27,000 hectares of vineyards in the region spread out over three districts and 400+ individual sites. The Rheinhessen sits in the heart of German wine country. A drive through the region gives way to views of vineyards planted next to golden wheat fields and large plots of corn.

Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Beerenauslese Pradikat

Fritz Haag, ‘Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr’ Riesling Beerenauslese 2006

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