Johannisberg

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Johannisberg

(yōhä`nĭsbĕrkh), village, Hesse, central Germany, near the Rhine River. A health resort, it is also noted for its magnificent wine.
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Jean "Belle Terre Vineyard" Special Select Late Harvest Johannisberg Riesling 2000 (Alexander Valley CA), $40 for 375-ml.
Virtually all the winegrowers agree with Nass, (who will not replace his lost Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir) in that they mostly will replant with Cabernet Franc, the most sales-successful and hardiest of the red viniferas in the Finger Lakes and, in white, with White, or Johannisberg Riesling, which not only grows best of the winter-hardy white viniferas but is under the greatest sales pressure in the region.
For the first time in 2003, Hogue harvested more Riesling for late harvest production than the Johannisberg Riesling.
Hogue Johannisberg Riesling 1991 (Columbia Valley), $7.
It was a Joseph Phelps 1975 Selected Late Harvest Johannisberg Riesling, one of the wines that Schug created that became a trademark for Schug and the Phelps winery.
Jean's "Belle Terre" Special Select Late Harvest Johannisberg Riesling 1994, about $25 for a 375-ml.