Category: Germany

Alsace

Speeding up

Sunday’s general drinking saw an increase in pace. The football was on, I suppose. Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg Cuvée St. Catherine l’Inedit 1998, Weinbach Weighty nose, ripe and concentrated. …
Germany

Bonkers Riesling

Roman Niewodniczanski of Van Volxem makes some novel wines. Rather than the traditional practise of labelling the wines according to ripeness of the grapes, and thereby making several wines …
Germany

Fizzy lime

After a terribly dull Korean meal I fancied something nice to drink. Riesling Auslese Eitelsbacher Karthäuserhofberg 1999, Karthäuserhof Light green/yellow colour. There are bubbles collecting around the base of …
Alsace

Two Rieslings

I just felt in need of beauty tonight. Riesling Brauneberger-Juffer Sonnenuhr Auslese Goldkapsel Fuder 9 1994, Fritz Haag A beautiful nose of botrytis, slate and petrol. The nose is …