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Wines tasted: 5352

The German production area covers 3062 hectares. The vineyards are starting at the Lower Main east of Wiesbaden and extend 50 kilometers along the right Rhine north of Rüdesheim and Lorch. The wide river produces a uniform temperature profile and strengthened as a reflection of the sunlight. It also promotes through autumn mists rising, the noble rot. Kaiser Charlemagne (742-814) was according to legend, in the vicinity of the castle Johannisberg supposedly the first vineyards to create. Also here is the late harvest be "invented" was what the history of Spätlesereiter is expressed. Particularly in Rheingau, the Catholic Order of Benedictine and the Cistercian very much done for the wine and they also had extensive holdings of vineyards.

On the still existing Cabinet of the famous Cistercian monastery Eberbach is the name of quality cabinet back. From this monastery was also the desire, the red grape varieties, especially through the Riesling replaced. The first mention of this variety comes from 1435 in Rüsselsheim. The VDP-Rheingau held here annually Auctions for charitable purposes, and organized the Glorious Rheingau Days . The town of Hochheim has a synonym for German Rhine wines, from the place names in England is the common name Hock emerged. In Geisenheim was founded in 1872 the important for the German Research Centre for Viticulture wine, fruit and horticulture. In the Rheingau existed after the First World War for three years a curious Bottleneck Free State .

The vineyards consist for the most part from sunny southern slope positions. The beautiful wine route "Rheingau Riesling Route" runs along the right bank of Lorch and Hochheim. The Rheingau is (since 1971) of the Johannis single area with eleven major locations and 123 individual layers. Quartz and slate floors in the higher elevations and clay, loess and clay soils in the valley are the ideal base for racy and spicy white wines. Phyllite slate to Assmannshausen also offers optimal conditions for red wines. From the Taunus mountain range to the wind well protected, there are mild winters and warm summers. From the year 1999 the name was First Growth wines from classified sites introduced first-class (see below VDP classification ). Many of the individual layers span multiple municipalities or parts of municipalities. In Namensgelichheit is not always to the same location. As a result, all the Rheingau wine-growing communities are listed with all the individual layers:

* Assmannshausen with Frankenthal , Church background, Höllenberg
* Böddiger with mountain
* Delkenheim with Grub
* Dotzheim church with Jews
* Eltville with calf duty Long Pieces , Rheinberg, Sonnenberg , Taubenberg
* Erbach Hohenrain , Marcobrunn , Mark Michel , Rhine Garden, Rhine Hell
* Erbach Schlossberg (single location, Germany) , Siegelberg , Steinmorgen
* Flörsheim with Mr. Berg, St. Anne's Chapel
* Frankfurt am Main Lohr Berger with a slope
* Ms. Stone with Mr. Berg, Homberg, Marshall
* Geisenheim with Fuchsberg, Kilzberg, Kläuserweg , Low walls , Monk path
* Geisenheim with Rothenberg , Castle garden
* Hall garden Hendelberg , Maid , Schönhell , Würzgarten
* Had to home Engelmann mountain , Hassel , Holy Mountain
* Had to home Mannenberg , Nussbrunnen , Pfaffenberg (single location, Germany) , Rhine Garden
* Had to home Schützenhaus , Steinberg (District) Wisselbrunnen
* High home with a mountain, Domdechaney Mr Berg Hofmeister Hell , Kirchenstück
* Hochheim with Queen Victoria Berg, Reichestal Stone Stielweg
* Johannisberg with Goldatzel, Hans Berg, Hell , Klaus (single location, Germany)
* Johannisberg with Schloss Johannisberg (Village), Black Stone, Vogelsang
* Kiedrich with Gräfenberg , Mountain Monastery, Sandgrub , Turmberg , Wasseros
* Lorch with Bodental-Steinberg, Chapel Hill , Crown (single location, Germany) , Pfaffenwies , Schlossberg (single location, Germany)
* Lorchhausen with Rosenberg, Savior
* Mainz-home cooking with white ground, climbing, mountain St. Kilian
* Marthinstal with Langenberg , Rödchen, wild boar
* Mass home with castle garden
* Centre home with Edelmann, Goldberg, St. Nicholas
* Oestrich with Doosberg , Mountain Monastery, Lina , Castle Reichartshausen (district)
* Rauenthal with Baiken , Gehrn , Long Pieces , Nonnenberg , Rothenberg , Wülfen
* Rüdesheim Bergkaiser Steinfels , Berg Roseneck , Mountain Rottland , Berg Schlossberg
* Rudesheim with Bishop Mountain, Stone Dragon, Church Path, Mountain Monastery
* Rüdesheim Klosterlay, Magdalene Cross, Rose Garden
* Schierstein with Dachsberg, Herrenberg, hell
* Walluf with mountain shrine, cemetery, a long piece, upper mountain, mountain Vitus, Walkenberg
* Wicker with King William Berg, Monk Won , Nonnberg Stone
* Wiesbaden Neroberg
* Angle of roof mountain, Gutenberg, Hasensprung , Jesuitengarten , Castle Vollrads (OT)

Well-known producers in the Rheingau region are Allendorf , Altenkirch , Anchor Mill , Baron Knyphausen , Norbert Barth , Hans Bausch , Hans-Josef Becker , Michael Bott , Georg Breuer , Daniel Holger , Diefenhardt'sches winery , Dean Werner'sches winery , Dr. Corvers-cautery , Dr. Henry Nägler , Erbslöh , Ernst Hans Josef , August Eser , Ezer & Christopher Thomas , FBSchonleber , Baron Langwerth of simmering , Freimuth Alexander , Prince Loewenstein , Councillor J. Wegeler heirs , George , Graf von Kanitz , Hessian State Wine Domains , Heaven Emmerich , Hirschmann Christoph , Johanninger , Eser Johannishof , Jacob Young , Kesseler , Robert King , Crown (Assmannshausen Winery) , Peter Jakob Kühn , Artist Gunter , Lamb-Young , Langhans , Johannes Leitz , GH Mumm , Heinz Nikolai , Oetinger , Fred Prince , Prince of Hesse , Querbach , Balthasar Ress , Rothenbach Fritz , Little Red Riding Hood-Mumm , Rüdesheimer champagne producer , Schloss Johannisberg , Castle Reinhartshausen , Schloss Schönborn , Castle Vollrads , Solter , Andreas Bernd & Spreitzer , Thilo Strieth , Toni Jost Hahnenhof , Vaux , Because Robert and Wilhelm Mohr heirs .

The Blend has changed in the last ten years, unlike the other German wine-growing regions can hardly. The two dominant grape varieties are Riesling with just under 80% and 12% Pinot Noir. All other species make up the remaining 8%. The Blend of the state in 2009 (? 0 = less than 0.5 ha = unknown value or statistical-kept secret for legal reasons):

Grape
dt principal name
In Germany
common synonyms
Color Hectare
2009
% -
Ant
Riesling White Riesling, Rhine Riesling white 2420 79.1
Pinot Noir
including Samtrot
Pinot Noir , Blauer S., Pinot Noir red 368 12.0
Müller-Thurgau Rivaner, Riesling-Sylvaner white 47 1.5
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc , Pinot Blanc white 20 0.7
Dornfelder - red 18 0.6
Kerner - white 16 0.5
Dark Fields - red 12 0.4
Chardonnay - white 11 0.4
Ehrenfelser - white 10 0.3
Blue Silvaner Silvaner white 9 0.3
Frühburgunder Blue Frühburgunder, Clevner red 7 0.2
Portuguese Blue Portugal red 7 0.2
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Silvaner white 7 0.2
Dakapo - red 6 0.2
Rotberger - red 6 0.2
Merlot - red 4 0.1
Cabernet Sauvignon - red 3 0.1
Reichensteiner - white 3 0.1
Cabernet Mitos - red 2 0.1
Scheurebe Seedling 88 white 2 0.1
Albalonga - white A -
Auxerrois - white A -
Bacchus - white A -
Domination - red A -
Ehrenbreitsteiner - white A -
Red Elbling Elbling , Kleinberger white A -
John - white A -
Rieslaner - white A -
Acolon - red 0 -
Cabernet Dorio - red 0 -
Cabernet Dorsa - red 0 -
Deckrot - red 0 -
Huxelrebe - white 0 -
Malmsey Early Roter Veltliner , Early Red white 0 -
Optima Optima 113 white 0 -
Osteiner - white 0 -
Phoenix - white 0 -
Schönburger - white 0 -
Syrah Shiraz white 0 -
Dyers grape Teinturier du Cher red ? -
Hegel - red ? -
Heroldrebe - red ? -
Rondo - red ? -
usual white varieties - white 59 1.9
usual red varieties red 16 0.5
WHITE VARIETIES 2610 85.2
RED VARIETIES 452 14.8
TOTAL 3062 100

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