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Moselland Ars Vitis Riesling, Mosel, Germany

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Moselland ArsVitis shows pictures of the painter and wine grower Heinz Ames. He uses Riesling instead of water to paint his pictures of regional historic sights.

Average Price $13 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 3138 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 3138th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 4411th

Price History for Moselland Ars Vitis Riesling, Mosel, Germany
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Grape Variety: Riesling

Riesling is a light-skinned, aromatic grape of German origin which is - if the majority of top wine critics are to be believed - the world's finest white wine grape variety.

For many, the claim above may seem at odds with the sea of chaptalized, low-quality wine exported from Germany in the late 20th century. In truth, very little of that infamous wine was Riesling at all (Riesling became a scapegoat for higher-yielding grapes such as Muller-Thurgau and Silvaner), but the reputation has nonetheless stuck. No less unshakeable a stereotype is of Riesling as just a 'sweet' grape, used only to make sticky wines. Although founded on a basic truth ( ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Mosel wine region

    Mosel – the most famous of Germany's 13 official wine regions – is also the third largest in terms of production. It follows the path of the Mosel river from its confluence with the Rhine river near Koblenz, upstream and south-west to Germany's border with Luxembourg and France. This region also includes the Saar and Ruwer tributaries, and was formerly known as Mosel-Saar-Ruwer until August 2007, when the name was officially shortened to Mosel.

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  • Germany wine region

    Germany has a long and illustrious history of winemaking, a fact that is often overlooked due to a period of decidedly lesser glory during the 1970s and 1980s.

    The Romans first established vineyards around Trier on the Mosel river, and by the third century AD plantings had spread to the Mosel and its tributaries. During the Middle Ages the Christian church, particularly the Cistercian and Bened ... more

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