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Anbaugiebiete

Region (13)

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Einzellage

Single vineyards (2,632)

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High quality vineyard designations for Riesling

Erste Gewach - Reingau; Erste Lage - Mosel; Grosses Gewachs - Other German Areas

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Limestone

* Calcium carbonate* Alkaline, free draining* Loire, Piedmont, Northern Spain, Most of Burgundy, Limestone coast in So. Oz

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Cabernet Sauvignon

* Buds late, ripens late* Warm climate* Affinity to oak* Med/Hi Acid, Tannin, Body, Alcohol* Black fruits, currant, cherry, blackberry, cigar box, tobacco, cedar

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Syrah

* Buds late, ripens early* Warm climate but also cold hardy* Responds well to oak; new oak when ripe* Raspberry, blackberry, black currant, violets, meat, rosemary, pepper* Med Acid

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Chardonnay

* Buds early, ripens early* Easy to grow* Malo, oak, no oak, stainless* Pear, apple, fig, lemon, tropical fruit, pineapple

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Pinot Noir

* Buds early, ripens early* Loses vibrant fruit at high temps, aromas, acidity* Low yield for quality* Cool climate* Strawberry, red cherry, plum, raspberries, leather, spice, tea, mushrooms, cranberry* Low tannins, Hi acid, low/med alcohol

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Sauvignon Blanc

* Buds late, ripens early* Cool/sunny climate* High acid* Citrus, kiwi, grapefruit, guava, melon, stone fruit

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Merlot

* Buds early, ripens early* Thin skin, low tannin, high sugar* Acid plummets if not vinified quickly* Black cherry, plum, fig, prune, chocolate, toffee, nutmeg, clove

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Natural Alcohol

Total alcohol in unenriched must or wine

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Crushing

* Grapes crushed to release juice so immediately available for fermentation

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Garganega

Soave, Veneto -> Late ripening, productive, blended with Trebbiano di Soave, lemon/almonds/high acid/delicately spiced/ Garganega di Gambellara is most important subvariety