Daily Archives: November 2, 2007

Dessert au Clare

Mount Horrocks Clare Valley Cordon Cut Riesling 2003 The complexity and viscous mouth-feel are balanced by ample acidity. Owner and winemaker Stephanie Toole. P&B in Auburn 11% $22.39 (375ml) at Bottle Barn Mount Horrocks

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Steve Bird Marlborough Old Schoolhouse Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2006 P&B in Tauranga 13.5% $12.49 at Bottle Barn Steve Bird Lucien Albrecht Alsace Gewurztraminer Reserve 2006 Winemaker and proprietor Jean Albrecht. Bottled in Orschwihr 13% $14.49 at Bottle Barn Albrecht

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PG 3

This flight provides some noticeable contrast in PG styles. The Shaky Bridge has a bit of onion-skin color and herbaceous characters with some of that BO we associate with Sauvignon. The Albrecht Alsatian is quite rounded and lower in acidity. … Continue reading

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Riesling Revue

More recently we tasted a variation on the original revue below. This flight features 3 wines. First there is the 06 Aurum then the 06 Polish Hill from Grosset and last a more mature bottle of the Pewsey Vale. Notes … Continue reading

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