Daily Archives: May 9, 2008

In heaven there must be Pinot

This flight of 5, charts 3 vintages and 4 appellations. See the ‘Focus on Arlaud’ for the last of this flight. Lost Canyon Russian River Valley Dutton Ranch Morelli Lane Vineyard Pinot Noir 2006 Raisins, evolving fruit and warmth show … Continue reading

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Focus on Loosen

Dr. Loosen Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Blue Slate Riesling 2006 If you love Jolly Ranchers, this is the liquid form, a sweet and tart, delicious value. Qualitatswein, bottled in Bernkastel 8% $12.49 at Bottle Barn Dr. Loosen Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling Spatlese 2006 … Continue reading

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Burgundinan Chardonnay

Verget Saint Veran 2006 Minerals and stone fruits to smell. There’s plenty of acid for you fans of Chard. without the butter. Long and a good value though the prices are creeping. It’s a poor time to be buying Burgundy … Continue reading

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