Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

Selbach Oster Riesling 2008

Selbach-Oster, Mosel, Graacher, Himmelreich, Riesling, Kabinett, Trocken 2008 This Riesling is light-bodied and full of acidity, delivering tart lime with a whiff of residual sugar. Owner/Winemaker Johannes Selbach. Gutsabfullung Zeltingen 11.5% $16.99 at Bottle Barn Selbach-Oster Selbach-Oster, Mosel, Zeltinger, Sonnenuhr, … Continue reading

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Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris 2008

Lucien Albrecht, Alsace, Pinot Gris, Cuvee Romanus 2008 Fresh pears combine with green herbs in the nose. In the mouth this wine is round, combining a little residual sugar with moderate acidity and richness – a nice value again. Romanus … Continue reading

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d’Arenberg Hermit Crab 2008

d’Arenberg, McLaren Vale, The Hermit Crab 2008 The nose features a combo of the herbaceousness that we can find with Marsanne and the overt peaches that we often see with Viognier. The mouth shows us an oily richness overtop of … Continue reading

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