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Percentage of all the riesling vineyards in the world that are in Germany, even though German vineyards account for just 1.5% of the total vineyards of all kinds. Grown on all the best sites in all the country’s 13 wine regions, German riesling has remarkable finesse, elegance, and aging potential. Most have 7 to 9 grams per liter of total acidity. By comparison, even briskly crisp Champagne only clocks in at 5 to 6 grams.

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