Rheinhessen: Jürgen Hofmann Appenheimer Spätburgunder 2015
The Rheinhessen is the largest of Germany's 13 quality wine producing regions with around 25,000 hectares under vine, 70% of which produces white wine. Bordered by the Rhine river to the East and North and the Nahe river in the West, the soil types are varied and the undulating terrain supports mixed farming alongside viticulture.
|Style||Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Germany, Rheinhessen, Pfalz and Baden|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Spätburgunder|
|Vinification||Fruit from small-berried Spätburgunder vines, grown on the southern slopes of the limestone rich 'Eselpfad' vineyard, is vinified in vat and then matured for 16 months in French oak barrels before bottling.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||13|
In 1971 the Hofmann family farm, which had practiced mixed agriculture up to this point, turned its focus exclusively to winemaking. Joining in 1998, Jürgen has enthusiastically developed this estate which lies between Mainz and Bingen in the north of the Rheinhessen.View more wines from this producer...
One Minute Review - Rheinhessen: Jürgen Hofmann Appenheimer Spätburgunder
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