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German Wine Regions (3/3)

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Germany and its wines occupy various zones and areas of great beauty in the country. It deserves to know about its wine regions and learn about the different wines. We’ll stop at other areas to find these varieties, grapes, wines and extension.

Mittelrhein

Although it's small in size, it offers diverse and important wines, such as Riesling, Müller-Thurgau and Kerner, the first being the most prominent of them with a 70% of all varieties. These varieties are available in areas of the city of Bacharach and surroundings. We also found the Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) and Grauburgunder (Pinot Gris) grapes.

Saale-Unstrut region

It is perhaps one of the most beautiful areas in which we can explore landscapes full of vineyards. It includes more than 30 varieties of grapes, from which we see the variety of Müller-Thurgau, Weissburgunder and Silvaner. There are also Riesling and Gutedel white wines. While among the red Portugieser, Blauer Zweigelt or Spätburgunder are the highlights. Approximately 500 producers are dedicated to produce in here, making high quality wines.

Platz or Palatinate region

A large part of the vineyards are located in the region of Mittelhaardt. The area brings together more than 5,000 hectares area and highlights the Riesling above any other variety. It is not surprising, therefore, that is one of the most exported German wines. We can also find white wine varieties such as Gewürztraminer and Scheurebe, and red varieties are Dornfelder, Portugieser, Spätburgunder and Regent. About 3,000 families are involved in wine production in this area, many of which sell in their own warehouses.

A long tradition in Rheingau

It is extended for over 3,000 hectares of vineyard area were the Riesling it’s farmed mostly. Other varieties that can be found are Spätburgunder, Müller-Thurgau, Ehrenfelser, Weissburgunder, although, international varieties like Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc are the order of the day.

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Pawis Freyburg Edelacker Weißer Burgunder Trocken 2014:  a red wine with Saale-Unstrut DO made with 2011 grapes and 14º of alcohol.

 

 

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Hey Naumburger Blauer Zweigelt Trocken 2011:  a red wine with Saale-Unstrut DO made with 2011 grapes and 14º of alcohol.

 

 

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