Background: Grapes have been grown in Rheinhessen since Roman times. It is the largest wine-growing region in Germany with 26,563 hectares of vineyards. Rheinhessen is a region at the north-west end. Since May 2008 Mainz and Rheinhessen are members of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC), a federation of the world’s best-known vineyards.
Grape Varietal: Riesling
Country of Origin: Germany
Appellation: Rheinhessen - A zone protected from cold winds and strong rainfall by surrounding hills, an ideal area for wine growing.
Tasting Notes: Light, bright, smooth in texture. This wine shows light peach ending with a slight refreshing sweetness. A wonderful, warming to the soul.
Food Suggestion: Enjoy with any light food including chicken, seafood, and pasta dishes. It is also delightful as a refreshing cocktail before meals and at parties enjoying good company. Great with cheese.
Serving: Serve slightly chilled at 10-12 C