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West Cape Howe Whites 2015

A round up here of the very good value range from West Cape Howe. Each is varietal, textural and value for money.

West Cape Howe, Riesling, Mount Barker, 2015… noch 476 Wörter

Tasting Notes

It's Complicated: Four Things I Think I Learned at Riesling Rendezvous 2016

Sue and I are back from Riesling Rendezvous 2016, a gathering organized by Chateau Ste Michelle and Dr. Loosen. The conference brings together winemakers and industry leaders from the four corners of Planet Riesling for three days of tasting, discussion and debate. noch 1.111 Wörter

Wine Markets

Straight to the Pool Room - July 2016

A trois of aromatics this month:

Craggy Range Aroha Pinot Noir Martinborough 2014 – $$$+ – Drink 2019-2024. Tasted at an instore presentation, and highly rated – worth the splurge. noch 54 Wörter

2007 Heggies “242” botrytis Riesling 8.1% (screwcap)

From the Eden Valley in South Australia, this remarkably wine achieved 242 g/l of residual sugar, hence the “242” on the label.

I have not been a fan of the dry Heggies Riesling, usually finding it a bit clumsy, although bottle age usually helps. noch 113 Wörter

La Frenz Riesling, 2014

A mere 11 per cent alcohol.  Fruity, a smidgen sweet, an addictive acidity, and light as a feather.  Crisp and not cloying.  Forget rosé; this is a lunch wine par excellence.  noch 58 Wörter

White Wine

G.D. Vajra Dinner at Ely Wine Bar

G.D. Vajra Dinner at Ely Wine Bar With Giuseppe Vaira

Last month my wife and I were invited to a wine dinner at Ely Wine Bar… noch 1.002 Wörter

Tasting Events

Dr. Loosen, Erdener Treppchen, Spatlese, 2010

Dr. Loosen, Erdener Treppchen, Spatlese, 2010
Mosel valley, Germany

Ernst Loosen is the owner of a winery that can trace its history back over 200 years. noch 144 Wörter

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