Discover the grape variety: Listan
The white Listan is a grape variety originating from Spain. It produces a variety of grape used for the elaboration of wine. However, it can also be found eating on our tables! This variety of vine is characterized by large bunches and medium to large grapes. The white Listan can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhone valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais, Armagnac.
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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Freixenet Copestick acquires Bolney Wine Estate
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The word of the wine: Ventilate
Expose the wine to the air before serving, to allow it to open up more, to develop its aromas and to round out its tannins.