||White still semi-aromatic
||The Rheingau is characterized by its mild, almost Mediterranean climate. The average annual rainfall calculated over the past 30 years is 582 mm, 361 mm of which during the growing season. The average temperature is about 10.6 ° C, in the vegetative phase is around 15.4 ° C. The 1,600 hours of sunshine a year, more than 1,300 of them in the growing season, speak for themselves.
|Composition of the land
||The Rheingau soils are born from shale, quartzite, phyllite, tertiary sediments and loess - the dust of the Ice Age. Since it is the soil to determine the character of the wine, the great variety that is found in goblets excites connoisseurs: the gray shale mineral wines (Lorch), the red famous Assmannshausen from red shale, robust wines from quartzite (from Rudesheim to Martinsthal), full-bodied wines from clayey marl Tonmergel (eg. Erbacher Marcobrunn or Domdechaney and Hölle in Hochheim). The loess present a little 'anywhere it produces delicate and fruity Riesling.
||It can be drunk alone, but it is great with a variety of Asian foods like tacos, lumpia (spring rolls), buns with pork belly and pork grilled.
||Price Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Grunlack Spatlese 2015 € 51.85