Daily Archives: February 1, 2010

Chateau Pajzos Tokaji 3 puttonyos 2003

Chateau Pajzos, Tokaji, Aszu, 3 Puttonyos, 2003 The nose sports dried fruits, honey, a sense of Amontillado’s nuttiness, a bit of mustiness and wet hay, the appropriate volatility as well as a touch of spiritousness. In the mouth it is … Continue reading

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Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Kabinett 2008

Selbach-Oster, Mosel, Zeltinger, Sonnenuhr, Riesling, Kabinett 2008 Give this wine a bit of air to blow off most of the reductive character, then the peaches will start to come through. In the mouth it is the Sweetarts of my youth, … Continue reading

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Brundlmayer Kamptaler Terrassen Riesling 2008

Weingut Brundlmayer, Kamptaler, Terrassen, Riesling 2008 The nose features limes circled by flowers, very perfumed. In the mouth it is the concentrated essence of limes tempered by a touch of RS – delicious. Estate bottled in Langenlois in Kamptal 12% … Continue reading

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Domaine Vacheron Sancerre 2008

Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre 2008 The nose sports minerality and lime. In the mouth you’ll find concentrated citrus, a sense of austerity, a very dry wine with overt minerality – very nice and very long. The only thing missing is the … Continue reading

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Jayson Napa Valley Red 2005

Jayson, Napa Valley, Red 2005 This Bordeaux-style blend is opulently fruity and imminently approachable – no need to let this dawdle in the cellar. Our good friend Richard Trost brought this to dinner last night and we enjoyed it with … Continue reading

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