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Lübeck Rotspon

See below Rotspon,

Old term for red wines imported into Germany from France. This was a specialty of the three Hanseatic cities of Bremen, Hamburg and Lübeck. This wine was mostly made up of Bordeaux shipped to the Hanseatic cities and partly blended from different deliveries. Here he then matured and was finally in bottles bottled. The trade with Rotspon started already in the Hanseatic period in the 13th century, but only gained in the 16th and 17th centuries especially through the wine trade house Carl Tesdorpf importance in Lübeck. "Spon" or "Span" is derived from "Holzspan" and is a Low German word for barrel, The name "Lübecker Rotspon" stood for Bordeaux wines that were...

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