Rheinhessen is the larges wine region in Germany. It is located south of Rheingau, east of Nahe, and north of Pfalz, along the river Rhein.
Pfaltz is one of the largest wine regions in Germany. Some of the best Rieslings in the world comes from this area.
The Baden wine region is located south in Gemany. The climate is relatively warm and dry. The region produces well balanced Pinot Noirs. Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc from this area are often oaked.
Württemberg is large wine region. It produces mainly cool-climat red wines like Blaufränkisch (Lemberger), Trollinger (Schiava), and Schwarzriesling. Most of the wine produced in the region is consumed locally.
Mosel is probably the most famos of the German wine districts. The region is dominated by the Riesling production (90%), and is known for fine white Rieslings with a perfect balance of acidity and sweetness.
Franken is located in Bavaria, a little east from the well known Rhein regions. The region is best known for its production of a well balanced Silvaner
Nahe is located soth of the Rhein. The dominating production (85%) is a typical Riesling with high acidity and typical citrus aromas.
Rheingau is located on the Rhein. The dominating grape is Riesling (85%), but the region also produces fine cool-climate Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder).
Ahr is a small cool-climate wine region located north of Mosel. The wine region follows the river of Ahr. Unlike the two neighborts Mosel and Mittel-Rhein who produce around 85% white wine, Ahr produces around 85% red wine, and the Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) from this area is known to taste red cherries, sweet spices, together with an earty and complex minerality.
Mittel-Rein is another small cool-climat wine region located norh of Mosel. It follows the river Rhein, and it is dominated by more than 70% Riesling production.
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