Discover the grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon
Cabernet-Sauvignon noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. Cabernet-Sauvignon noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Loire Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.
Informations about the Winery Gerharz-Hochthurn
The Winery Gerharz-Hochthurn is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 8 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: Final
A more or less lasting impression that is felt in the mouth once the wine has been swallowed (or spat out in the case of a professional tasting). The finish can be short or persistent.