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Predicate awarded by the quality inspection authority to a quality wine on request, if it meets certain legal requirements for quality and grape picking. Thus, a selection wine may not be enriched and must have in Rheinhessen a final must weight of at least 12.5% vol alcohol = 92 ° Oechsle in Silvaner and 13.8% vol alcohol = 100 ° Oechsle in all other grape varieties. Only fully ripened or noble rot grapes may be used, excluding all sick and unripe berries.

wood chips

Wood chips that are put into the wine and serve as a "substitute" for storage in the barrique. Since July 10, 2009, the use of oak chips in grape and must stage, as well as in the wine stage in Germany is allowed.

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The first level of quality wines with predicate. In addition to the basic requirements, a natural minimum alcohol content is required. This is in Rheinhessen at the grape varieties Riesling, Müller-Thurgau and Silvaner 73 degrees Oechsle and the remaining grape varieties 76 degrees Oechsle.

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Charlemagne was most likely born in 747 or 748 and died in Aachen in 814. He was King of the Frankish Empire from 768 to 814 and became the first Western European ruler since 800 to become the emperor. In Rheinhessen, its traces are found mainly in Ingelheim.

Riesling

These are the traditional grape varieties (standard grape varieties) in contrast to the new varieties. These include, for example, Silvaner, Riesling, the Burgundy varieties (white and red), Traminer, Portugieser. In the first half of the twentieth century, they coined the Rhine-Hessian wine type and were then pushed back by the bucket-rich new ones for a few years. For some years, the classic grape varieties celebrate a renaissance again.

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Rheinhessen is one of the four large drylands in Germany and is one of the sunniest and driest regions in Central Europe. Apart from the southwest of the region, the annual precipitation varies on average between 400 and 500 mm, so it is low for German conditions. Hunsrück and Pfaelzer Bergland (Donnersberg) keep the damp westerly winds off, "the rain remains in the mountains," which also provide wind protection, and the incoming sea-air masses rise warmly, but with little rain, to Rheinhessen. The clouds dissolve and bring only low...

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Traditional bottle cap from the outer bark of cork oak growing in the Mediterranean. He lets the atmospheric oxygen get into the bottle and ripen the "breathing" wine. But the maturation of a wine includes, as with any living product, the development to its climax and the subsequent "degradation of the personality," which makes the "experience of wine" so fascinating. On the other hand, cork oak stands in Portugal (80% of cork), Spain and France are almost exhausted. The musty, bitter taste of a cork error tells the wine and is immediately...

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The cultural and wine ambassadors are in the Mosel, Nahe, Pfalz and Rheinhessen. They show you the different wine growing areas. The culture and wine ambassadors lead one off the beaten track and always have an insider tip up their sleeves. Culture and Wine Ambassador Rheinhessen

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