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ProWein 2013: Pinot-Sensation aus Bissersheim


Was hat Thomas Pfaffmann zu verbergen?

Wenn ich eine Wein-Kollektion als persönliche ProWein Entdeckung auf ein Podest stellen müsste, dann wären es mit Sicherheit die genialen Spätburgunder des Thomas Pfaffmann vom Weingut Wageck aus Bissersheim in der Pfalz. Ich weiss, dass ich mich jetzt ziemlich weit aus dem Fenster lehne, aber was mir an diesem Stand eingeschenkt wurde, sind so ziemlich die besten deutschen Pinots, die ich bisher probiert habe. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Germany,Pfalz

Sunday, Fun-day (3 reds)

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Sundays can be days when you want to leave the wine in the cellar, especially because Saturday evenings can be pretty… “rough”. But if the right people come together, there’s no reason not to pull out the corkscrew. And even more so, those happen to be the days when you’re most relaxed and savour the wine as you should! A recent Sunday was such a day – we ended up drinking 3 bottles of red wine from 3 different countries.
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German Chardonnay Blindtasting

This past evening we made a blind tasting of German Chardonnays. Chardonnay isn’t of course a typical German variety; it is rather a Burgundian variety, very famous for its Chablis wines.
Since some years, several German winemakers planted Chardonnay and tried to surf on this internationally popular wave.
These last years also, my father and I tried one German Chardonnay and were very convinced. This made us curious of course if there are more such convincing “Chards” growing here. So we decided to organize some more samples and blind taste them in a nice round. Actually this was our first real blind tasting, honouring the name of this blog: a shame it came that late!
So here’s the plot: we had 5 bottles, Read the rest of this entry »

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