Daily Archives: October 13, 2007

Riesling vs. Sauternes

Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes 1er Cru 2003 The wine makes me crave a lemon tart as you taste a reflection of the butter in the crust in the viscosity and butter/caramel tones in the wine and a reflection of the zippy … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and Napa

Chateau Nenin Pomerol 2003 My earlier notes this year show a supple wine filled through with blue fruit. Tonight the wine is very polished, soft in profile with oak as an integrated nuance. From the Delon family, Jean-Hubert and Michel, … Continue reading

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Racy Riesling

This flight features 4 Rieslings from trocken to Spat and Germany to Monterey Carl Loewen Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Varidor Riesling Trocken 2005 Grapes sourced entirely from the Varidor Vineyard, wild yeast ferment and aging in neutral oak fuder. Terry Theise Selection, Qualitatswein … Continue reading

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