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    Must a wine be true to or representative of its type?

    …, Pinot Grigio is typically an inexpensive, simple, light-bodied, crisp, faintly aromatic quaff that ranges from avoidable to enjoyable. In the main, most Grigio drinkers are not in search of or expect structure and complexity; a slight hint of being vinous or “wine-like” is all they ask of it. It’s a wildly popular style of wine, and its sales have…

    5 readers - By TomBarrasWineCommentary

    Month in Wines – September 2014

    … This slideshow requires JavaScript. 2006 Pax Cuvée Moriah Sonoma County (15.9% ABV, 88% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre, 3% Syrah, 2% Counoise, 1% Roussanne) – I’m glad I managed to catch this wine on the way out – if I would’ve waited another year, I think this wine would completely turn over the hill. Brooding and powerful, yet balanced and restrained. 8+ 2011…

    5 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

    Portland Wine Tastings, Friday, October 10, 2014

    … complex and fragrant reds, and beautifully balanced whites are hallmarks at Couron. Wine was once cultivated here by the Romans, and the estate has a long history of viticulture. Mt. Tabor Fine Wines Amazing Whites From France, Italy & Oregon 2013 Domaine Couron, Cotes Du Rhone Villages$13 S. Rhone Valley, Fr./ Roussanne, Marsanne…

    1 readers - By Portland Oregon Wine

    2011 Weingut Robert Weil Riesling Spätlese Mmmm… I love...

    …2011 Weingut Robert Weil Riesling Spätlese Mmmm… I love Robert Weil Rieslings! Nose of slate, cashew, honeysuckle, white donut peach, and pear along with some light hints of pineapple and candied lemon. Great balance on the palate of honey, lemon, pineapple, and slate. Perfect lemon-honey finish. Perfect. 5/5 bones $$ Riesling 8% abv Rheingau, GERMANY…

    3 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    Antech in Limoux

    … on the lees. It was quite juicy and crunchy, with notes of green apple and a slightly bitter finish, typical of Mauzac. (2012) Crémant de Limoux rosé Brut Nature Emotion – 10.00€ Chardonnay, Chenin blanc and a little Pinot Noir. Very pale, delicate colour. Quite firm, dry and nutty with some body. Limoux does not need dosage. (2012) Blanquette de Limoux…

    2 readers - By Rosemary George/ Taste Languedoc

    Martin Zwick's BerlinKabinettCup 2014, Germany

    …Pictures: Martin Zwick's BerlinKabinettCup 2014 Winners The BerlinKabinettCup 2014 took place in Berlin, Germany, a few weeks ago, orchestrated by Martin Zwick. 30 German Riesling Kabinett 2013 wines were included and ranked in the tasting. Most of the wines came from the Mosel Saar Ruwer area. Picture: Martin Zwick and Christian G.E. Schiller…

    1 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

    An Efficient Riesling Tasting

    …. The intensity on flavor is medium plus with citrus, tree fruit, honey, and tropical fruit. There are no off flavors and the finish is short to medium. C.H. Berres, Auslese 1997 from Mosel Germany has brilliant clarity, medium depth and a lemon hue. In aroma the condition is clean with no off odors. It is intense with aromas of nuts, honey, and petrol…

    5 readers - By From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love

    Review: Warsteiner Premium Dunkel

    …Review: Warsteiner Premium Dunkel Oktoberfest is nigh, and that means Oktober-centric brews are hitting the market in force. First out of the gate is this dunkel from Warsteiner, a Munich-style lager brewed in Warstein, Germany. It’s actually a year-round brew but is aimed toward fall/winter drinking. Roasted malt defines this beer, giving…

    2 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

    Oct. 11 LCBO Wine Picks: Sonoma + Piedmont

    … ÜRZIGER WÜRZGARTEN RIESLING KABINETT 2013 - Pradikätswein, Mosel, Germany (#927756) (MD) - $21.95 VILLA MARIA CELLAR SELECTION SAUVIGNON BLANC 2013 - Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand (#974527) (XD) - $21.95 reviewed here STUDERT-PRÜM WEHLENER SONNENUHR RIESLING SPÄTLESE 2012 - Pradikätswein, Mosel, Germany (#912659) (M) - $28.95 Sparkling…

    4 readers - By Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews

    Episode 245: Three 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs around $20

    …Before we get into content from Germany, we wanted to do one more regular show. We also wanted to get back to drinking some Oregon Pinot Noir! Chas picked up three bottles near the $20 price point for this week, and they all proved to be good examples of different styles. Something for everyone! We taste the 2013 Willamette Valley bottlings from Evesham Wood, Purple Hands, and the Klee Pinot Noir from Roots. What content from our trip to Germany are you most interested in seeing?…

    7 readers - By Wine is Serious Business

    Wine of the Day October 4, 2014

    … Spatburgunder from the Ahr in Germany, it is not trying to be either, but it has so much character it is hard to imagine limited it in your mind. The 2012 Beaux Freres Zena Crown starts with blackberry, bramble, rose petal, violet notes, a deep garnet hue and light spice, mineral and smoke leading to a detailed and layered palate of black cherry…

    5 readers - By grapelive.com
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