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Dreissigacker Riesling 2016

Weingut Dressigacker, Riesling, Trocken, Qualitätswein, Bechtheim, Rheinhessen, Germany, 2016 On Anbaugebiete Rheinhessen. Consumer tasting note: obviously a German riesling – strong aromas, lime and cooking apple, with an edge of richer stone and tropical fruit, dry with good acidity, modest … Continue reading

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Thorle Rheinhessen 2015

Weingut Thörle (a member of the ‘wine in a bottle’ producer group [1], and Maxime Herkunft Rheinhessen), Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot, Qualitatswein, Rheinhessen, Saulheim, Germany 2015 On Anbaugebiete Rheinhessen. Is the largest of the 13 German wine regions (map). … Continue reading

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Westhofener Huxel-Ortega BA 1994

Westhofener Bergkloster, Huxel-Ortega, Beerenauslese, QmP, Rheinhessen (opposite Rheingau, on the left bank of the Rhine), Germany, 1994 This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run (otherwise lot numbering became compulsory in EC in 1992), a blend of huxelrebe … Continue reading

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Langenbach Scheurebe 1986

Langenbach & Co., Wormser Liebirauenstift-Kirchenstuck Scheurebe Kabinett, QmP, Rheinhessen, Germany, 1986 On scheurebe An early 20th century underrated white cross [1] of  riesling x unknown. Plantings are on the decline, despite the potential of high quality dry and sweet wine. … Continue reading

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Schloss Vaux Sekt 2012

Schloss Vaux, Brut, Cuvee Vaux, Deutscher Sekt, Rheinhessen/Pfalz, Germany, 2012 Note that this wine is a pan-regional blend and so labelled Deutscher Sekt, rather than a wine from a single region which would be Deutscher Sekt b.a. This wine: a … Continue reading

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Louis Guntrum Riesling Auslese 2012

Louis Guntrum, Oppenheim Herenberg, Riesling Auslese, Pradikatswein, Rheinhessen, Germany, 2012 Auslese – a style made from selected extra ripe grape bunches, ranging from dry to sweet, medium to full body, with a minimum potential alcohol of 12% abv, easily matched … Continue reading

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