Discover the grape variety: Couderc noir
Natural interspecific crossing between Jaeger 70 (Vitis Rupestris x Vitis Lincecumii) and an unknown Vitis Vinifera discovered by Eugène Contassot, the seeds from this crossing having been offered to/seeded by Georges Couderc. This direct-producing hybrid was the most widely planted, particularly in the south of France. There are still a few strains in production today, but it is practically no longer multiplied, although it is registered in the Official Catalogue of Vine Varieties, list A1. - Synonymy: Couderc 7120, Contassot 20 (for all the synonyms of the varieties, click here!).
Informations about the Winery Weingut Lucius
The Winery Weingut Lucius is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 4 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.
The region has been cultivating Grapes for wine production at least since ancient Roman occupation. It's also the home to the oldest surviving records of a German vineyard. Named Glöck, the vineyard was included in a deed for a church and vineyards gifted by Carloman – a duke of the Franks of the Carolingian family and the uncle of the first Holy Roman Emperor, Charlemagne – to the diocese of Würzburg in 742. Within a century, dozens of villages were cultivating grapes throughout Rheinhessen.
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The word of the wine: Vineyard
Said of a wine with a certain alcoholic richness and clearly showing the characteristics that distinguish wine from other alcoholic beverages.