Archive for August, 2009

Aug 21 2009

In the spirit of the Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle

Published by under Nahe

The best of the Nahe wines have the minerality but with a bold fruit character and volcanic spice like character and good acidity. Diversity is huge, and thanks to the fact that more and more single vineyard wines are emerging, there is a revelation going on, a real deal.

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Aug 20 2009

Nahe Wines Tasting Notes

Published by under Nahe Wines

Weingut Dönnhoff
Gutverwaltung Niederhausen Schlossböckelheim
Jakob Schneider

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Aug 14 2009

Mosel Wines Tasting Notes

Published by under Mosel Wines

Weingut Reinhold Haart

Weingut Grans-Fassian

Weingut St. Urbans-Hof

Güterverwaltung Stiftsweingüter

Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Annegret Reh-Gartner

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Aug 14 2009

Golden drops at the Mosel, Piesporter Goldtröpfchen

Published by under Mosel

The title suggests it, Goldtröpfchen meaning golden drops, or rather golden droplets as Tropfen is drops while Tröpfchen tends to be smaller drops, droplet(s) and a kinder way to put drops. There are a few explanation for the name, Goldtröpfchen.

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Aug 13 2009

Fröccs – I´m the number one enemy, there is enough water in wine, why add?!

Published by under Hungarian Wine

This article was long due at least in English. I did post in the past a few writings and messages about my concerns and thoughts to mix wine with sparkling water, in Hungarian called fröccs.

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Aug 11 2009

Energy in wine, the crystallization of wines, Bonny Doon Winery

Back in Mendocino at the Hearth Arrow Ranch Julie Golden mentioned something which caught my attention. A winery in Santa Cruz which does crystallization, crystallization of the finished wine and much more.

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Aug 11 2009

California Wine Tasting Notes

Published by under California Wine

Golden Winery (Mendocino wines)
Bonny Doon Winery
Robert Mondavi, Opus One

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Aug 11 2009

Golden times in Mendocino, tasting at the Golden Vineyards

They say you don´t step in the same river twice. Well, I almost did. It was back a while ago when a gentleman came to our shop in London to buy the Golden Coro wines. Back then a colleague of mine was serving him and talking with great joy and passion about the wine.

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Aug 02 2009

Smoky issues in California – smoke taint

There are quite a few wine faults and at some point you can add a new one to all the existing ones. At least since 2008 there is a new wine fault making its way into the wines: smoke taint.

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