Discover the grape variety: Reine des vignes
Obtained in Hungary in 1916 by Jean (Janos) Mathiasz by crossing the Beirut date tree with the Csaba pearl. This variety is nowadays very little multiplied, but it is registered in the Official Catalogue of table grape varieties list A1.
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: Pulp
Fleshy and juicy part of the grape berry, it contains sugars, organic acids and various nitrogenous and mineral compounds.