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2003 Herrenweg de Turckheim Pinot Gris, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht – Weingewordener Negroni

Ein “Orange Wine”? Nein! Ein 2003er Pinot Gris von Zind-Humbrecht. So dunkel wie ein junger Cognac. Duftig, mit einer schweren Aromatik: Quitte, Amaretto, süßes Motoröl, alte Weißbrotkruste und Kräuter, sogar Moschus – alles irgendwie in Harmonie. Kein wirklicher Alterston, aber eine herbe,schwere Reife ist dem Wein deutlich anzumerken. Read the rest of this entry »

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Riesling Blindtasting Session

It was time again! After some weeks without a “major” wine-event, it was the first sunrays that reminded us that a lot of time has passed since our last true blind-tasting session. Many nice ideas for tasting-setups have arisen in my head during these last weeks which made a choice difficult, but in the end it was the sun that decided whether we’ll have a red wine or a white wine theme. And this is one I wanted to do for a long time already: a tasting of only Riesling wines. Read the rest of this entry »