Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A white wine grown in the Rheingau near the Rhine. The best is produced in the vineyard belonging to Prince Metternich, and is known as Schloss Johannisberger, from the name of the castle; this is considered one of the finest, of wines. The wine of the neighboring slopes (called
Dorf Johannisberger) is also sold as Johannisberger.
- n. A fine white wine produced on the estate of Castle Johannisberg, on the Rhine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A fine white wine produced on the estate of Schloss (or Castle) Johannisberg, on the Rhine.
- German (Wiktionary)
“Just a little purple prose I knocked off whilst letting the last of the Schloss Johannisberger Trockenbeeranauslese 1924 slip languidly down the the rosy sluice.”
“Within a space of seventy-three miles long and eighteen miles wide, grows the plant that stands as eminent among tobacco plants as the lordly Johannisberger among the wines of the Rhine.”
“And when at Heidelberg I saw the Neckar open upon the broad Rhine plain like the mouth of a trumpet, I felt inspired, and built every evening on my table a perfect cathedral of slim, spire-shaped bottles -- sunny pinnacles of Johannisberger.”
“Rudesheimer Schloss: In class with Johannisberger.”
“Near this favoured spot grows the Schloss-Johannisberger, once the property of the”
“The Johannisberger takes the lead in the wines of the Rhine.”
“The Johannisberger of "father" Rhine, the Gruenhauser or the”
“After incidents illustrating his manifold distinctions had been narrated, Mr. Hewitt said that Mr. Tilden was the only one in America and outside of royalties in Europe who had some blue-labelled Johannisberger.”
“In front of the governor was a bottle of his Johannisberger and a small liqueur glass, a little larger than a thimble, from which the governor would from time to time taste a drop of this rare and exquisite fluid.”
“The matter was so extraordinary that everybody at the table went across the park, and when they were admitted they found the governor in his library enjoying his bottle of blue-labelled Johannisberger.”
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