Discover the grape variety: Mavrud
A very old grape variety whose origin is still uncertain, it is thought to have come from Greece, and for others its origin is Bulgarian from the Thrace plain where it is still widely cultivated. It can be found in Romania, Albania, Greece, Bulgaria, etc. Little known in France, it is nevertheless registered in the Official Catalogue of Wine Grape Varieties, list A1.
Informations about the Winery Bert Wechsler
The Winery Bert Wechsler is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 5 wines for sale in the of Rheinhessen to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Rheinhessen
Rheinhessen is Germany's largest region for producing the quality wines of the Qualitätswein bestimmter Anbaugebiete (QbA) and Prädikatswein designations, with roughly 26,500 hectares (65,000 acres) of Vineyard">Vineyards as of 2014. Many of its most significant viticultural areas are favorably influenced by the Rhine river, which runs aLong its North and eastern borders. The Rhine, along with the Nahe river to the west and the Haardt mountains to its South, form a natural border. Rheinhessen covers an area south of Rheingau, north of Pfalz and east of Nahe, and is located within the Rhineland-Palatinate federal state.
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The word of the wine: Balsamic
Aromas reminiscent of balsam, resin, incense, but also vanilla or liquorice wood.