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Friday, 30 August 2013

Mosel 2012 Riesling GG VDP tasting


2012 Heymann-Löwenstein Kirchberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some lime, minerals, elegant nose, almost flinty. Fresh acidity, elegant and refined, almost a creamy touch, lovely balance, long finish. 93

2012 Heymann-Löwenstein Röttgen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some yellow fruits, elegant and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, playful, elegant, nuanced, lively and very refreshing. Superb texture, long. 94

2012 Heymann-Löwenstein Uhlen Blaufüsser Lay Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruits, somewhat more subdued mineral note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, elegant and playful, refiend and lovely balance, long. 94

2012 Heymann-Löwenstein Uhlen Laubach Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some yeast, yellow fruits and deeper minerals nose. Fresh acidity, elegant and refreshing, long and nuanced, lovely balance. 94

2012 Dr.Loosen Trepchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruits and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lively and somewhat leaner, grapefruit touch, long finish. 92

2012 Dr.Loosen Prälat Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and bananas nose, fruity and more subdued. Fresh acidity, more lively palate, long finish. 91

2012 Clemens Busch Marienburg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity and yellow plums nose, fairly nuanced. Fresh acidity, fruity, leaner palate, rounded, subdued minerals, good length. 89

2012 Clemens Busch Marienburg Rothenpfad Riesling GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples and a purer yellow fruit nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and quite lively, elegant and fairly playful, long and almost creamy texture. 92

2012 Clemens Busch Marienburg Riesling Fahrlay GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruits and subdued minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lively and playful, cider feel aromas, a bit yeasty, long and again somewhat creamy texture. 93

2012 Clemens Busch Marienburg Riesling Falkenlay GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and somewhat yeasty nose, ripe pears. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, almost creamy texture, long. 92

2012 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Josephshöfer Riesling GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and leaner nose, some pear peel. Fresh acidity, lively and playful, again leaner style, fairly focused, ripe notes, long. 90

2012 S.A.Prüm Domprobst Prevot Riesling GG
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus and minerals nose, focused. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, leaner, refreshing and playful, long. 90

2012 Dr.Loosen Himmelreich Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, minerals and a slight floral note on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, leaner and focused, citrusy, elegant and nuanced, a bit short.89

2012 Willi Schaefer Himmelreich Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, citrus and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, lively and quite playful, citrusy and green apples, pure feel, long. 92

2012 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Sonnenuhr Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, slightly floral and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, less interesting palate, good length. 89

2012 Dr. Loosen Sonnenuhr Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and leaner nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, almost creamy palate, good length, rounded. 88

2012 S.A. Prüm Sonnenuhr Alte Reben Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, quite elegant nose, nuanced. Floral. Fresh acidity, elegant palate, could be more nuanced, rose petals finish. 88

2012 J. Wegeler Sonnenuhr Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, floral, minerals and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, refreshing, fruity, lovely balance, long. 92

2012 Dr. Loosen Lay Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, pears, nuanced nose. Subdued minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity, quite lively and elegant, good length. 89

2012 S. A. Prüm Lay Grand Lay Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and some minerals on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and quite lively, more nuanced palate, long finish. 90

2012 J. Wegeler Doctor Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and somewhat subdued nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, quite lively, lovely balance, a bit lean finish. 91

2012 Fritz Haag Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lean and elegant nose. Citrus peel. Fresh acidity, fruity, refreshing and elegant, quite playful, long. 90

2012 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and yellow fruits nose, citrus. Freah acidity, fruity and lively, slight bitter touch, leaner fruit, good length. 89

2012 Fritz Haag Juffer Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and some yeast on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, quite lively, could be more nuanced, long. 90

2012 Dr. Loosen Würzgarten Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, minerals and ever so slightly spicy nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity and elegant, a bit lean finish. 88

2012 Reinhold Haart Ohlisberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, yellow plums and leaner nose. Fresh acidity, fruity but leaner and somewhat watery mid palate, elegant but lacks refinement and nuance. Good length. 87

2012 Reinhold Haart Kreuzwingert Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and slight citrus and floral notes onthe nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant texture, leanish, long. 90

2012 Reinhold Haart Goldtröpfchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and lemons nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, a bit yeasty palate, elegant texture, long. 91

2012 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Goldtröpfchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and something almost salty on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, elegant, lovely balance, a bit short. 89

2012 Grans-Fassian Hofberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, scented, floral and minerals nose. Subdued and elegant even if also more intense nose. Fresh acidoty, lively and elegant, playful and lovely balance, refreshing, mouthwatering, long finish. 93

2012 Grans-Fassian Apotheke Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, citrus and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, leaner, citrusy minerals finish, long. 90

2012 Grans-Fassian Laurentiuslay Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, quite pure if leaner nose, some yellow fruits. Fresh acidoty, fruity, lively and elegant, refreshing, long. 91

2012 St. Urbans-Hof Laurentiuslay Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and yellow fruits nose. Yeasty. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, quite elegant and smooth texture, long finish. 91

2012 Karthäuserhof Karthäuserhofberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity and grapefruit nose. Fresh acidity, leaner and focused, razy, grapefruit and minerals, long. 93

2012 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Nies'chen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, apples and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lively and balanced, yellow fruity palate, long. 90

2012 Von Othegraven Altenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and almost smoky minerals nose, scented. Fresh acidity, leaner and almost nettles palate, a bit thin, good length. 88

2012 Von Hövel Hütte Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Yeasty nose, some apples and minerals behind. Fresh acidoty, leaner and rainy stones minerality, quite elegant and nuanced, if lean, good length. 89

2012 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Scharzhofberger Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, elegant minerals and ripe citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, fairly refined, but a bit short. 89

2012 Von Hövel Scharzhofberger Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, "thicker" nose, deeper and also somewhat riper. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, refreshing and lively, not fully together at the moment but can turn put really nicely. Lively finish. 93

2012 Peter Lauer Kupp Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, yeasty and plummy nose. Fresh acidoty, fruity, a bit easy, if somewhat nuanced, good length. 89

2012 Peter Lauer Schonfels Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and some floral notes, quite elegant nose. Fresh acidity, quite lively and playful, fruity and plummy, elegant texture, long finish. 90

2012 Von Othegraven Bockstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, leanish but nuanced, good length. 89

2012 St. Urbans-Hof Bockstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, more subdued and nuanced nose. Refreshing. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, elegant, nuanced and fairly layered,  long. 92

2012 Geltz-Zilliken Rausch Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity and a quite closed nose. Fresh acidoty, fruity and lively, balanced and long but I expect more from here. 90

2012 Peter Lauer Saarfeilser Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and yellow fruity nose. Fresh acidoty, fruity, lively and quite intense, refreshing, long. 91

Rheingau 2012 Riesling GG VDP tasting



2012 Kloster Eberbach Berg Schlossberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Citrus and floral. Fresh acidity, fruity, nuanced and elegant, lively, lovely balance, long. 90

2012 Balthasar Ress Berg Schlossberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity and yeasty notes, very closed nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, refreshing, fuller body, lively and intense, long finish. 93

2012 G.H. Von Mumm'sches Weingut Berg Rotland Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and somewhat scented nose, rose touch. Fresh acidity, elegant and fruity, could be more nuanced and longer. 88

2012 Baltasar Ress Berg Rotland Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Nuanced and slightly floral. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, very elegant, long and refreshing finish. 93

2012 G.H. Von Mumm'sches Weingut Hölle Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and more subdued nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, nuanced, ever so slightly bitter, fruity, long. 90

2012 Schloss Johannisberg Johannisberger Silberlack Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and elegant nose. Some deeper citrus notes. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and refreshing, lively, nuanced and layered, lovely balance, long. 93

2012 Joseph Spreitzer Lenchen Rosengarten Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and a slight rose touch on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, more rounded texture, fruity, long finish. 90

2012 F. B. Schönleber Doosberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus and minerals nose. Lemony. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, refreshing, lovely balance, ever so slightly bitter finish. Long. 90

2012 J. Wegeler Rothenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, lovely balance, quite nuanced, long. 90

2012 Schloss Vollrads Schlossberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Somewhat yellow fruity, floral and apples nose over light minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity, fairly lively, quite elegant, fresher style than normal for Vollrads, more nuanced, hopefully new life in this estate. 89

2012 Joseph Spreitzer St. Nikolaus Riesling GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and nuanced nose. Slightly floral. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and quite lively, lovely balance, long. 90

2012 Joseph Spreitzer Wisselbrunnen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, minerals and slightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant palate, somewhat lively, lovely balance, long. 92

2012 Balthasar Ress Wisselbrunnen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and fruity nose, subdued minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively but also rounder and almost creamy, long. 92

2012 Langwerth von Simmern Mannberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Ripe oranges, bananas and apples nose. Fresh acidity, almost sweet feel to it, think Feinherb, fruity, good length. 88

2012 Balthasar Ress Nussbrunnen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and quite easy nose, light on it's feet. Elegant. Fresh acidity, nuanced and again light on it's feet but more intense than it sugests. Lovely balance, nuanced and really elegant, lovely, some would say light, long. 93+

2012 Robert Weil Gräfenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, bergamott and a somewhat funky nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, slightly bitter, apply finish, dissapointing. 90

2012 Diefenhardt'ches Weingut Langenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and leaner nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fairly elegant, good length. 87

Nahe 2012 Riesling GG VDP tasting


2012 Kruger-Rumpf Dautenplänzer Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, a bit easy going, good length. 88

2012 Kruger-Rumpf Pittersberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, nuanced and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, elegant and fruity, lovely balance, playful. 92

2012 Schlossgut Diel Pittermännchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, yellow fruits and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, quite lively, good length. 89

2012 Schlossgut Diel Goldloch Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, lemons and very refreshing nose. Fresh acidity, lively and nuanced, lemony, refreshing and long. 92

2012 Schlossgut Diel Burgberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, minerals and a quite cool nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, fruity, lovely balance, elegant and playful, long. 93

2012 Prinz Salm Johannisberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and yeasty nose, slightly floral. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant if slightly bitter, good length. 88

2012 Prinz Salm Felseneck Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some floral notes and subdued minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, a bit easy and lean, good length. 88

2012 Dr.Crusius Bastei Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and quite elegant, easier if fresh, good length. 87

2012 Gut Hermannsberg Bastei Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, easy going, good length. 86

2012 Dönnhoff Dellchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, more nuanced and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively and elegant, refreshing, long finish. 91

2012 Dönnhoff Hermannshöhle Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, nuanced but also closed nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, lovely balance, to tight to give full impressions, long. 92-93

2012 Gut Hermannsberg Hermannsberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, easy going and refreshing, some nettles, good length. 87

2012 Gut Hermannsberg Kupfergrube Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and citrus flowers nose. Fresh acidity, almost soapy citrus on the palate, good length. 87

2012Schäefer-Fröhlich Kupfergrube Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and citrus nose, elegant. Fresh acidity, lively and playful, fruity, long. 90

2012 Dr.Crusius Felsenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and yeasty notes, yellow fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, but leanish, easy. 86

2012 Dönnhoff Felsenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, nuanced, minerals and very elegant nose. Fresh acidity, playful and elegant, lively and nuanced, elegant, long. 92

2012 Schäefer-Fröhlich Felsenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity and nuanced, elegant nose. Floral. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, lovely balance, leaner but nuanced, long. Rose petals finish. 92

2012 Schäefer-Fröhlich Felseneck Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, yellow fruits and a tangerine note. Fresh acidity, fruity and nuanced, elegant, quite playful, again tangerines, long. 91

2012 Schäefer-Fröhlich Stromberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity and nuanced nose, minerals and floral. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, very elegant and nuanced, long. 93

2012 Emrich-Schönleber Frühlingsplätchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and almost flinty minerals, light smoky touch to it. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, quite lively, almost creamy texture, long. 92

2012 Schäefer-Fröhlich Frühlingsplätzchen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, nuanced, some citrus on the nose. Fresh acidity, almost bergamott oil notes, quite intense but died of a bit in the finish, long. 92

2012 Schäefer-Fröhlich Halenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and again a slight bergamott note on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and quite elegant texture, long finish. 92

2012 Emrich-Schönleber Halenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, elegant and nuanced nose. Floral. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, a slight nettles touch on the nose, fruity and elegant, long. 92

Rheinhessen 2012 Riesling GG VDP tasting


2012 Gunderloch Rothenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and somewhat lively, quite elegant, apple peel finish. 90

2012 Kühling-Gillot Rothenberg Wurzelecht Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, somewhat yeasty and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, refreshing, leaner and long. 91

2012 Gunderloch Pettenthal Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, a touch of grapefruit and minerals on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant palate, refreshing, slightly leaner mid palate, elegant citrusy and almost creamy palate. Long. 91

2012 Keller Pettenthal Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and a somewhat floral nose, elegant and nuanced. Fresh acidity, lively, playful and gorgeous palate. Mouthwatering, elegant and refined, long. 94

2012 Kühling-Gillot Pettenthal Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity, but also yeasty nose. Fresh acidity, rounder texture, slightly spicy palate, minerals finish, long. 91

2012 Kühling-Gillot Ölberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, lacks some nuances and not quite together. 89

2012 Wagner-Stempel Heerkretz Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some grapefruit and slightly leaner nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, quite elegant palate, lovely balance, fairly refreshing, long. 90

2012 Wagner-Stempel Höllberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and some minerals nose. Fresh acidity, something almost eucalyptusy and cool, rose touch, grapefruit, long. 91

2012 Wittmann Aulerde Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and some citrus nose, touch floral. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, lovely balance, quite nuanced, long finish. 92

2012 Wittmann Kirchspiel Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and slight floral notes on the nose, nuanced. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, nuanced and playful, quite refined, elegant texture, long. 93

2012 Wittmann Brunnenhäuschen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, quite lively, more easy going, good length. 89

2012 Wittmann Morstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apply and yellow fruity nose, subdued minerals. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity, quite elegant, leaner, long finish. 90

2012 Keller Hubacker Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and grapefruit nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant palate, nuanced and long but lacks something. Doesn't quite excite. 90

2012 Battenfeld-Spannier Am Schwarzen Herrgott Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, citrusy, subdued minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity, slightly bitter and grapefruit palate, long. 91

2012 Battenfeld-Spannier Frauenberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and nuanced nose, elegant and layered. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, lacks nuances on the palate, good length. 89

2012 Battenfeld-Spannier Kirchenstück Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yeasty and waxy nose. Fresh acidity, again waxy and honey, yellow fruits, a bit short. 88

Pfalz 2012 Riesling GG VDP tasting


2012 Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan Pechstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, floral and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, elegant and lively, nuanced, rose petals, elegant palate, long. 90

2012 Reichsrat von Buhl Pechstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity and light minerals nose, some citrus. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively palate, somewhat leaner style, refined and elegant, long. 92

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Pechstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Bananas, yellow fruits and richer and riper nose. Fresh acidity, lemony and fresher palate, fairly elegant, but a bit short. 88

2012 Georg Mosbacher Pechstein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, leaner and minerals nose, very ripe pears. Fresh acidity, fruity, pears and slight of oxidated apples, good length. Could be off sample. 88

2012 Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan Jesuitengarten Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and flinty nose, racy. Fresh acidity, elegant and nuanced, lovely balance, quite refined, long. 91

2012 Reichsrat von Buhl Jesuitengarten Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and minerals nose, a bit tight. Fresh acidity, apply, lemons and orange palate, elegant and nuanced but lacks depth. 89

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Jesuitengarten Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and yellow plums nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, quite refined, a bit light on it's feet, very elegant. 91

2012 Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan Kirchenstück Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruits, floral notes and subdued minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant citrus fruity, rounded, lovely balance, long finish. 92+

2012 Reichsrat von Buhl Kircehnstück Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and some yellow fruits nose. Nuanced and a bit tender. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, elegant and fairly refined, long and nuanced. 93

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Kircenstück Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals but also a faint diesel hint on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples and minerals palate, good length. 89

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Ungeheuer Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples,minerals, citrus and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, lovely balance, a bit lean and lacks intensity. Long. 90

2012 Reichsrat von Buhl Ungeheuer Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, vanilla, citrus and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, elegant and quite refined, long if a bit lean. 92

2012 Georg Mosbacher Ungeheuer Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity, elegant and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, fairly fruity, quite elegant, leaner, touch grapefruity, nuanced and long. 92

2012 Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan Kalkofen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light minerals and citrus nose, almost chalky. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity, elegant, quite lively, long finish. 93

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Kalkofen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Grapefruit and heavier mineral nose. Fresh acidity, oily texture, rich and fruity, fairly fresh even so, long. 91

2012 Georg Mosbacher Kieselberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and easier nose. Fresh acidity, elegant and  lively, lovely freshness, playful and mouthwatering, lovely balance, long. 93

2012 Christmann Langenmorgen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Pure apples nose, fruity and elegant. Leaner minerals and a slight rose note. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, slight bitter note, long and almost velvety texture, or rather rounded. 91

2012 Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan Hohenmorgen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, nuanced and elegant, quite refined nose.  Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, lively, but lacks the nuances of the nose on the palate, good length. 89

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Hohenmorgen Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and nuanced nose. Somewhat ripe. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, quite elegant, long finish. 92

2012 Christmann Idig Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Scented, floral, grapefruit and orange peel nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, quite elegant and lively, a bit flat mid palate, good length. 89

2012 Christmann Mandelgarten Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, leaner and focused nose, fresh and fruity. Fresh acidity, elegant and lively, long finish. 92

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Gaisböhl Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, scented, roses and red berries nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, leanish but elegant, slight bitter note to it, long. 90

2012 Reichsrat von Buhl Reiterpfad Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and elegant nose, fruity. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, lovely balance, quite refreshing, long finish. 90

2012 Christmann Reiterpfad Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, grapefruit and floral nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, slight bitter touch, elegant texture, long. 91

2012 Müller-Catoir Bürgergarten Breumel in den Mauern Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, Fresh acidity, elegant and playful, lively, refreshing, nuanced and quite intense. Long finish. 93

2012 Rebholz Im Sonnenschein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, playful acidity and minerality, refreshing, long and nuanced. 92

2012 Rebholz Ganz Horn im Sonnenschein Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity if leaner nose, subdued minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity and nuanced palate, elegant, playful and long. Lovely. 93

2012 Rebholz Kastanienbusch Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, scented, floral and nuanced nose. Fresh acidoty, playful and quite lively, leaner, lacks some nuances, long finish. 91

Dr. Bürklin-Wolf tasting



2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some minerals, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, elegant fruit, minerals, somewhat lean, elegant, good length. 86

2010 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Riesling Fass 23:
(Magnum) Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some minerals and slightly yeasty nose. Fresh acidity, elegant texture, apples and minerals palate, good length. 88

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some orange blossoms and some slight grapefruit notes on the nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, elegant texture, balanced, good length. 89

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Wachenheimer Gerümpel P.C.:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, slightly unripe pears notes, minerals, elegant nose, layered. Fresh acidity, elegant fruit and body, lovely balance, minerals and a slight creamy note, long. 91

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Ruppertsberger Hoheburg P.C.:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, slightly yeasty, minerals and almost chalky nose. Some yellow fruits. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, elegant and balanced. Slightly fatter. Long. Mineraly finish. 93

2012 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Hohenmorgen G.C.:
Pale lemon yellow. Ripe yellow fruity nose, touch of petroleum, minerals and yellow plums. Maturing. Fresh acidity, even if it relaxes quickly on the palate and minerals take over for the freshness. Almost chalky and yellow fruity finish. Long. 93

2010 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Ruppertsberger Riesling Auslese:
Golden. Apples, pineapples, subdued minerals and apricots nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, gorgeous balance, fruity and refreshing, playfyl and lively, long. 94

2007 Dr. Bürklin-Wolf Rechbächel Riesling Beerenauslese:
800 bottles made. Bright amber. Rich, fruity, apricots, honey touch, layered and nuanced, complex. Fresh acidity, playful and extremelly lively, superb liveliness, elegant and refined, almost some dill and a touch salty notes, long. Gorgeous. 96

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Christmann tasting



2012 Christmann Pfalz Riesling:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruits and some minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe and almost sweetish palate, yellow fruity, good length. 86

2012 Christmann Gimmeldingen Riesling:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light minerality and a slight spicy and almost smoky note. Fresh acidity, elegant palate, bone dry but manages to not be bitter. Good length, a bit lean. 88

2012 Christmann Königsbacher Ölberg Riesling:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lime, minerals, slight yeasty note on the nose. Touch of grapefruit. Fresh acidity, lemony and grapefruity, unripe apples, stony, leaner and mineraly, long. 90

2012 Christmann Gimmeldingen Biengarten Weissburgunder:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and yellow fruits nose. Almost an artificial fruit touch. A bit lazy acidity, fruity, a bit flat, smooth and mellow. Good length. 88

2012 Christmann Reiterpfad Riesling GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lemons and yellow fruits nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, quote lively, leaner and focused style, long. 91

2007 Christmann Reiterpfad Riesling GG:
Pale golden colour. Maturing nose of ripe apples, pear, a touch of petroleum, complex nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, maturing and a slight bitter palate, orange touch, good length. 89

2008 Christmann Idig Riesling GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, orange marmalade touch, citrusy, ripe and maturing nose. Freshish acidity, lemony palate, somewhat leaner, minerals palate, good length. 90

2007 Christmann Idig Riesling GG:
Towards lemon yellow. Almost smoky minerals, yellow fruity, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, lemony touch, rounded and caressing the palate, easy to love but lacks a bit of complexity and nuance. Long. 93

2011 Christmann Pfalz Spätburgunder:
Bright ruby. Red berries and a slight mushrooms note nose. Ever so slightly spicy. Fresh acidity, ripe and few tannins, lighter palate and structure, fairly elegant, finally a Spätburgunder without to much extraction and barrel notes, good length. 87

2009 Christmann Königsbacher Ölberg Spätburgunder:
Bright ruby. Red berries, some vanilla and a touch spicy nose. Floral note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, elegant texture, fruity, quite elegant, almost Pommardish, long finish. 90

Pflüger tasting



2012 Pflüger Riesling Buntsandstein Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, slight citrus and some elegant minerals on the nose. Fresh acidity, quite elegant, refreshing, good length. 87

2012 Pflüger Dürkheim Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Some apples, pear and almost salty mineral touch. Fresh acidity, leaner, lemony palate, some minerals beneath, good balance and length. 88

2012 Pflüger Herrenberg Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, pears and subdued minerals nose, touch of yeast. Fresh acidity, fruity, apply and quite elegant, good length. 88

2012 Pflüger Weissburgunder Quarzit Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some yellow fruits and a faint mineral touch. Medium acidity, creamy texture, somewhat fruity, good length. 86

2012 Pflüger Friedelsheim Weissburgunder Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Some apples and ripe lemon nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, some lemony notes, good length. 87

2011 Pflüger Cuvée Junge Reben:
Ruby. Some blueberries, cassis and a cooler feel on the nose. Fresh acidoty, ripe tannins, somewhat green and herbal and slightly stalky palate, oaky. 81

2011 Pflüger Cuvée Alte Reben:
Ruby. Some cassis, vanilla, scented but toast from barrels show through the fruit on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, oaky and drying on the palate, quite fine fruit ruined by to much oak. Good length. 85

2011 Pflüger Fronhof "R" Spätburgunder:
Ruby. Somewhat scented, vanilla and red berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, a bit oaky but manages, this could come around in a few years, good length. 85

Wittmann tasting



2012 Wittmann Silvaner Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruity and a slight creamy note on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, slight bitter touch, elegant, almost creamy texture, good length. 86

2012 Wittmann Westhofener Silvaner Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, pear, slightly yeasty, yellow fruity nose. Fresh acidity, yellow fruity palate, almost smoky minerals beneath, good length. 88

2012 Wittmann Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some floral notes and elegant citrus nose. Fresh acidity, lively, minerals, quite refreshing, lemony finish, good length. 87

2012 Wittmann Westhofener Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, almost chalky notes, plaster and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, lively, lemony, minerals, a bit tight textured with more open fruit. Long. 90

2012 Wittmann Kirchspiel Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lime, minerals, nuanced and layered nose. Fresh acidity, mineraly and citrusy with a slight white pepper note in the back, mineraly, mouthwatering, long finish. 92

2011 Wittmann Kirchspiel Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lime, floral, more subdued minerals, nuanced and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, rounder and fruitier, fresh apples palate, elegant texture, nuanced and long. 91

Peter Jakob Kühn tasting


2012 Peter Jakob Kühn Riesling Jacobus:
Pale ,emon yellow. Apples and some yellow fruits nose. Yeasty touch. Fresh acidity, fruity, ever so slightly bitter, almost creamy texture, good length. 85

2012 Peter Jakob Kühn Quarzit Oestrich Riesling :
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, quite elegant and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, fruity but also lean. Focused, almost sharp, good length. 86

2012 Peter Jakob Kühn Hendelberg Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, leaner nose, some floral notes. Fresh acidity, again leaner, touch yellow fruity and lemony, again that slightly creamy feel, good length. 89

2011 Peter Jakob Kühn Sankt Nikolaus Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, cinamon, ever so slightly spicy, almost white pepper touch and yellow fruit. Freshish acidity, yellow apples, leaner palate, not quite together, good length. 87

2011 Peter Jakob Kühn Doosberg Riesling GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, ripe lemons, again some spicy notes and cinamon, ripe nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, leaner texture, elegant texture, ever so slightly hot finish, long and lean finish. 90

2012 Peter Jakob Kühn Doosberg Riesling GG:
Pale golden. Apple cak notes, fruity, again that touch of cinamon. Fresh acidity, some petroleum, fruity, again lean, good length. 88

2011 Peter Jakob Kühn Amphora Riesling:
600 litres made. Pale pale golden with orange hue. Apples, ripe strawberries, oranges, again a touch of cinamon. Terracotta cool clay. Fresh acidity, lively, way leaner palate, wet stony touch, good length. 89

2012 Peter Jakob Kühn Lenchen Riesling Auslese:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, cinamon, apple cake, sweet and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, elegant, fruity, lively, very elegant, a spicy touch enters, clear, long finish. 92

Some wines from Ecovin members


2012 Geheimrat Schnell Ludwigshöher Teufelskopf Johanniter Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some yeast and yellow fruits nose. Fairly fresh acidity, creamy texture, good length. 83

2012 Weingut Hell Grüner Silvaner Trocken:
Pale lemon green. Some honey mellon and yellow apples nose. Fresh acidity, some lemons and yellow fruit palate, easy. 84

2012 Hans Lang Charta Riesling Trocken:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples and a touch of citrus and yeast on the nose. Rose touch. Fresh acidity, yellow fruity and easy, good length. 86

2011 Dr. Randolf Kauer Bacharacher Kloster Fürstental Riesling Spätlese Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some minerals, citrus, touch of yeast and slate. Fresh acidity, fruity, some lemons and tighter mineral palate, leaner, good length. 88

2012 Römerkelter Timo Deinhard Riesling Kabinett Feinherb Blauschiefer Honigberg Edition Bee:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and grapefruit nose. Waxy.fresh avidity, reminds me of Sauvignon Blanc with some cats pee and asparagus, good length. 86

2012 Janson-Bernhard Zeller Schwarzer Hergott Riesling Gewürztraminer:
Pale lemon yellow. Hotel soap and cheap scent nose. Lazy acidity, flat palate, easy going, slightly sweet. 80

2012 Georg Forster Weissburgunder Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Yeasty, hollow and easy nose. Smoky. Lazy acidity, smoky and somewhat bitter, short and thank you for that. 75

2012 Abril Stein Grauer Burgunder Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, easy, some spices and minerals, light nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, woody touch, creamy feel, woody-spicy finish. 83

2012 Beurer Stettener Lemberger Untere Bunte Mergel:
Deep ruby, pink rim. Vanilla, some dark fruits and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fairly fruity, good length. 84

2011 Bäcker Mayschosser Mönchberg Spätburgunder:
Bright ruby. Intense, smoky and barrels toast nose. Medium acidity, ripe tannins, a bit all over the place, again very toast oriented and edgy and even drying finish. 77

2011 Lunkenheimer-Lager Ingelheimer Kirchenstück Spätburgunder Auslese Trocken:
Bright ruby. Nettles and herbs nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, bitter, herbal and lean. 78

Brüder Dr. Becker tasting



2012 Brüder Dr. Becker Grüner Silvaner Trocken:
Pale lemon green. Apples, some minerals and a touch of yeast nose. Fresh acidity, rounder palate, ever so slightly bitter touch, good length. 86

2012 Brüder Dr.Becker Ludwigshöhe Silvaner Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, floral, some yellow fruits. Fresh acidity, minerals and fruity, yellow plums touch and almost a touch smoky, good length. 88

2012 Brüder Dr. Becker Scheurebe Kabinett:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, peras, some yellow fruits and subdued minerals. Freshish acidity, fairly fruity, slight bitter touch and lacks nerve, good length. 84

2012 Brüder Dr. Becker Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Light nose of apples and some minerals beneath. Fairly fresh acidity, rounded, fruity with lemony mineral finish, more acidity in the finish. 84

2012 Brüder Dr. Becker Dienheim Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some grapefruit and minerals nose, fairly light. Fresh acidity, minerals and fruity, slight ripe feel to it, good length. 87

2012 Brüder Dr. Becker Falkenberg Riesling Trocken GG:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and some minerals nose. Floral touch. Fresh acidity, fruity, touch of minerals, apply, good length. 88

2011 Brüder Dr. Becker Taffelstein Riesling Auslese:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some yellow plums and touch of apricots nose. Freshish acidity, slight bitter touch, fairly fruity, good length. 87

Schloss Johannisberg Rosalack and Egon Müller Kabinett



2011 Schloss Johannisberg Johannisberger Rosalack Riesling Auslese:
Pale golden. Apples, floral, subdued minerals, apricots, very elegant and seductive nose. Layered. Fresh acidity, lively, nuanced and gorgeous palate, lovely texture, long finish. 93

2012 Wechsler Benn Riesling Trocken:
Watery lemon yellow. Citrus, apples and light minerals nose, ever so slightly floral. Fresh acidity, elegant and playful, quite citrusy palate and finish, lively. 89

2008 Egon Müller Scharzhofberg Riesling Kabinett:
AP 03-09 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, elegant minerals, slight orange blossoms nose. Nuanced. Fresh acidity, elegant and nuanced, lean vintage, green apples and slightly unripe pears, good length. 89

Faustino I 1964-2000



2010 Faustino VII:
Ruby. Red and blueberries nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fairly elegant fruit, but a bit simple. 83

2006 Faustino VI Reserva:
(Magnum) Ruby. Blueberries and liquorice nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, some barrel notes sticks it's head out in fairly elegant fruit, good length. 85

2000 Faustino I:
Ruby. Leather, liquorice, spicy and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh fruit, a bit much barrel notes behind, good length. 86

1994 Faustino I:
Ruby, garnet rim. Somewhat dusty, figs and spicy nose. Fresh aidity, ripe tannins, fairly nice fruit but seems like a not perfect bottle. Another opened and confirmed with more fruit both on nose and palate. Good length. 88

1991 Faustino I:
Ruby, garnet rim. Spicy, liquorice and floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity palate but lean style and texture, good length. 87

1970 Faustino I:
Brick red. Floral, scented, figs and prunes nose, purer than last botte of this one, more refined. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, soon gone. Fruity, elegant, I think the best 70 Faustino I I've had, long finish. Many are a bit too dusty, this was not. 91

1964 Faustino I:
Brick with orange rim. Liquorice, vanilla, figs, coffee and something exotic behind. Fresh acidity, few tannins, polished texture, fruitier and more elegant than most bottles of this I've tried, and it's actually quite a few over the years, last one a few months back. 92

6 very different Germans



2007 Peter Jakob Kühn Riesling Quarzit:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity and ripe kose, minerals beneath. Fresh acidity, leaner palate, bitter notes, good length. 87

2011 Balthasar Ress Rüdesheim Riesling Trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity and minerals nose, floral touch. Fresh acidity, elegant and quite lively, fruity, good length. 88

2006 Peter Jakob Kühn Oestricher Lenchen Riesling Spätlese:
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, starting petroleum and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, quite playful, good length. 89

2008 R. König Assmanshäuser Frankenthal Spätburgunder Spätlese Trocken: 
Bright ruby. Red berries, herbs, some vanilla and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and a bit oaky palate, slightly rough textured, needs a few years more, good length. 88

2006 Diefenhardt Martinsthaler Langenberg Riesling Beerenauslese:
Towards golden. Apples, pineapples, intense and deep nose, dried apricots. Fresh acidity, elegant and lively, fruity, lacks nuances, good length. 89

2005 Georg Breuer Rheingau "Pinot Port":
Pale ruby, watery rim. Nuanced, fruity, figs and sweet red berries nose. Scented. Fresh acidity, lean and refreshing, elegant and almost creamy texture, actually balanced by slightly hot (14,4%) alcohol. Good length. Dirk Niepoort consults on the making of this special and lovely wine. 88

6 from Graf von Kanitz



2012 Graf von Kanitz Riesling Kabinett trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yeast and some minerals nose. Fresh acidity, leaner palate, fairly focused, easy going and good length. 80

2012 Graf von Kanitz Lorcher Pfaffenwies Riesling Kabinett trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and some minerals nose, some citrus. Slightly yeasty. Fresh acidity, lean palate, lemony and some minerals, easy going, good length. 83

2012 Graf von Kanitz Lorcher Riesling Schiefer:
Pale lemon yellow. Yeasty, some apples and minerals. Fresh acidity, yeasty palate, lean and unripe apply, good length. 83

2011 Graf von Kanitz Lorcher Pfaffenwies Riesling Spätlese trocken:
Pale lemon yellow. Some apples and again yeasty nose. Fresh acidity, lean, some grapefruit aromas, good length. 84

2011 Graf von Kanitz Lorcher Kapellenberg Riesling EG:
Pale lemon yellow. Some yeast and thin minerals nose. Fresh acidoty, easy going, lean and still simple. Good length. 83

2011 Graf von Kanitz Lorcher Pfaffenwies Riesling Spätlese:
Pale lemon yellow. Finally some apples show up from the yeasty nose. Fresh acidity, lean, some apples and pears, cool feel, good length. 83

A bunch of Spanish wines tasted



2008 Muga Reserva:
Deep ruby. Dark fruit, spicy and blueberries nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fairly elegant, good length. 88

2005 Muga Reserva Especial:
(Magnum) Ruby. Lots of barrel notes and spices on the nose, overshadows the fruit. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, intense and again lots of barrels. 87

2006 Torre Muga:
Deep ruby. Rich, deep, lots of barrels and fruit on the kose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, intense, spicy and liquorice, good length. 89

2005 Muga Prado Enea:
Deep ruby. Liquorice, blueberries and spices nose, quite intense. Freshacidity, ripe tannins, fruity but biting barrel tannins on the palate, alcoholic finish. 88

2007 Vina Pomal Reserva:
Ruby. Scented and herbal nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and somewhat alcoholic finish, fruity. 86

2007 Portia Prima:
Deep ruby. Nuanced but also rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, sweetish fruit, liquorice finish, good length. A little bit all over the place, will it settle? 85-88

2008 Emilio Moro Malleolus:
Deep ruby. Rich nose, spicy, fruity and some alcohol nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, a bit rich, warm finish. 87

2009 Cepa 21 Malabrigo:
Deep ruby. Sweetish and rich nose, liquorice. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, good length. 88

2006 Allende:
Ruby. Blueberries, liquorice and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, pure fruit, almost playful, spicy finish, good length. 89

2008 Condado de Haza:
Ruby. Scented, herbal and tight nose, closed. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, almost tight on yhe palate, wouldn't open in the time it was given. 88?

2006 Condado de Haza:
Ruby. Vanilla, herbal and blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresher palate, good length. 89

2009 Pesquera:
Deep ruby. Rich nose, spicy and a bit extracted feel to the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, warm feel, warm and ripe fruit. 87

2001 Alenza Gran Reserva:
Ruby. Scented, floral and blueberries nose, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fairly elegant, good length. 88

2005 Montecillo Gran Reserva:
Ruby. Lots of vanilla and some liquorice nose. A bit lazy acidity, ripe tannins, almost creamy texture, good length. 85

1987 Montecillo Gran Reserva Seleccion Especial:
(Magnum) Ruby. Spicy, liquorice and some barrel notes, a touch of figs clings on. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, more fruit on the palate, still lean, quite elegant palate, good length. 88

1981 Montecillo Gran Reserva Seleccion Especial:
Garnet, brick rim. Tobacco, liquorice and more intense nose than last bottle, figs. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, somewhat ripe fruit, elegant. The latest of several bottles over ten years, but also one of the most youthful. 88

Monday, 26 August 2013

Seven William Fevre Chablis Grand Crus tasted



2011 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bougros:

Pale lemon yellow. Lime, fruity but focused nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and lively, leaner style, good length. 89

2011 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lime and focused nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity and lemony, long finish. 90

2011 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Valmur:
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals and scented nose, apples and lime, refreshing. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity and refreshing, elegant and long. 92

2011 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bougros 'Côte Bougros':
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, citrus and nuanced nose, refreshing and elegant. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, elegant and intense. Refreshing palate, long. 93

2011 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, scented, floral and mineral nose. Lemons. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant and rounder palate, long finish. 92

2011 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, scented and lime nose. Fresh acidity, lively and refreshing, playful and long. 93

2009 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow fruity, minerals and scented nose. Fresh acidity, rounder and fruity, yellow fruity even, ripe feel, good length. 89

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Five Long-Depaquit Grand Crus tasted


2011 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Blanchots:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, citrus and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, lively and elegant, nuanced, fresh and long. 91

2011 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity and somewhat richer or maybe rather riper style. Playful and long. 92

2011 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Bougros:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, citrus, minerals and chalky nose. Fresh acidity, lively. Fruity and elegant palate, quite refined, long. 92

2011 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Moutonne:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity, yellow apples palate, minerals beneath, lovely balance, long. 92

2011 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and minerals palate, slight bitter finish, long. 90

Friday, 23 August 2013

Six Louis Moreau Grand Crus tasted


2011 Louis Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Blanchot:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, floral and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity touch, lovely balance, elegant and long. 91

2011 Louis Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, flinty, minerals, nuanced and floral nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity and elegant, refreshing and nuanced, long. 92+

2011 Louis Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Valmur:
Pale lemon yellow. Lemons and fruitier feel, lighter minerality, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively and refreshing, elegant, citrusy and lovely balance palate, long. 93

2011 Louis Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, floral and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and elegant, lively and heavier minerality on the palate, long. 92

2011 Louis Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Clos des Hospices:
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, floral, citrus and some minerals beneath on the nose. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity, leaner and rounded style, focused and long. 93+

2005 Louis Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
(Magnum) Pale lemon yellow.  Minerals, oxidized apples, orange marmalade touch on top and deeper minerals with air. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, apples and lemons palate, chalky and more youthful and cooler. Long. 93