Deutscher Wein

Definition - What does Deutscher Wein mean?

Deutscher wein, translates to "German Wine" referring to the wine produced in West Germany in the regions along the Rhine River, including its tributaries. The plantations date as far back as the Roman era. This region consists of sixty percent of all German wine produced and is in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

WineFrog explains Deutscher Wein

Deutscher wein, or German wine made in the Rhineland-Palatinate region produces a variety of styles; dry, sweet and semi-sweet white wines, rosé, sparkling and red wines. The main grapes of this region are Riesling, Muller-Thurgau and Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir).

Deutscher wein and its region found in the northernmost section of the German vineyards is known for its cool climate and influence of the river systems which create a unique climate. The rivers play a unique part in the reflection of the sun to aid in the maturity and ripeness of the grapes. The soils here consist of slate and shale making characteristics which translate into the organoleptic elements of the wine.

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