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Quality standards

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/quality-standards/
28.05.2020
The VDP Classification model The VDP model is based on a private law statute for approx. 200 elite German wine estates. It defines the quality of a wine according to "terroir", read moreMust  

Taste & Quality

 
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28.05.2020
Classic - has class, tastes classy Since the vintage 2000, the term ‘Classic’ has stood for above-average quality wines that taste harmoniously dry and can be combined with many dishes.Selection -  

White Grapes

 
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28.05.2020
Ortega This crossing of Müller-Thurgau and Siegerrebe has been bred in 1948 by Hans Breider in Bavaria, who named it after the philosopher José Ortega y Gasset.  read moreElbling Elbling, an  

Spätburgunder

 
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28.05.2020
Spätburgunder In Germany, the Spätburgunder is to red wine what the Riesling is to white wine: the cream of the crop. In fact, Germany is the world's third largest producer of Pinot Noir. The  

Dornfelder

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/dornfelder/
28.05.2020
Among new varieties, the Dornfelder shows great promise. A prolific, relatively early ripener, it produces wine far deeper in colour than other German red wines. In fact, it was initially bred  

Portugieser

 
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28.05.2020
Portugieser Portugieser is a very old variety that probably originates in the Danube Valley (not in Portugal). This fruitful, early-ripening grape yields mild, light, easy-to-enjoy  

Lemberger

 
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28.05.2020
Lemberger - spreads southern warmth Lemberger, also known as "Blauer Limberger" and "Blaufränkisch" grows in a warm climate and wind-protected areas, since bud-burst is early and it ripens  

Riesling

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/riesling/
28.05.2020
Simply sniffing a Riesling is a great pleasure. Hints of apple, citrus, peach and apricot can be detected. The purity of fruit aroma combined with a unique fruit acidity make the Riesling into one  

Bacchus

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/bacchus/
28.05.2020
Bacchus Bred in the Pfalz in the 1930s and named after the Latin term for Dionysos, "the Greek God of Wine", Bacchus is a crossing of (Silvaner x Riesling) x Müller-Thurgau. Bacchus  

Scheurebe

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/scheurebe/
28.05.2020
Scheurebe Scheurebe is a crossing of Riesling and Bukettrebe (until 2012 thought to be Silvaner), that is well established in several German wine regions. It is one of the popular aromatic