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Deidesheimer Maushöhle 2007 Compared

Despite the relative expensiveness (very high tax on alcohol) and the little choice, it is actually possible to have a decent comparative tasting of German Riesling in Kuala Lumpur. All you need to do is… bring your own bottles to Malaysia. So did I and after one of our KL dinners we gathered around an improvised “ice bucket” cooling 2 Pfalz Rieslings. The particularity of this small tasting was that both wines were stemming from exactly the same vineyard but made by different estates. Read the rest of this entry »

Post-Blind Tasting Wines

After that parade of rather aged Italian reds, I thought it would be nice to drink something red again, but young and non-Italian, so I decanted a 2005 Chateau Boyd-Cantenac from Margaux, which I already had before and knew it would be a wine with lots of sex-appeal, rejuvenating our palates. Read the rest of this entry »

Christmann 2007 Vintage Presentation

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These last weeks I really didn’t blog much and there are a few things I’d like to catch up on. Most importantly I’d like to transcript the few notes I made about Christmann’s 2007 Rieslings when I attended the vintage tasting at the estate in Gimmeldingen. Read the rest of this entry »

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