Category: France


Where is the oak

I tried this wine at my first Decanter magazine panel tasting years ago. I remember it being very good, but hellishly oaky. Chablis Grand Cru les Preuses 1996, William …

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 …

Flawed genius

Tonight’s wine comes from a genius when he was at the height of his powers; as opposed to now when he produces filth. Riesling Grand Cru Schoenenbourg 1993, Domaine …