Category Archives: Germany

Dr. Thanisch Bernkasteler Badstube Riesling Kabinett 2011

 $21.99 Bernkastel, Germany PLCB Code# 46598 This has an elegant texture, with plushness to the nectarine, kiwi fruit and orange cream flavors. The spicy finish features hints of ginger, bringing lemon curd and mineral into the mix. Drink now through … Continue reading

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Rudi Wiest Riesling 2011

$12.99 Mosel, Germany PLCB Code# 31937 Reveals a mineral-infused aroma, with fine balance to the pineapple, guava and ripe nectarine flavors that linger with notes of honey and spice. The plush finish is creamy and rich. Drink now through 2018.–KM … Continue reading

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Wagner Stempel Riesling Trocken 2011

 $20.99 Rheinhessen, Germany PLCB CODE# 39803   Driven by powerful spiced apple, pear tart, nectarine and ripe citrus flavors that take on a rich smokiness. Well-structured, with plenty of snap on the finish. Drink now through 2017. 3,000 cases made. … Continue reading

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Strub Niersteiner Bruckchen Riesling Kabinett 2010

$19.99 Nierstein Brucken, Germany PLCB Code #39011 Ripe, with glazed apricot and ripe peach flavors that feature hints of smoke and plenty of spice. Broad finish. Drink now through 2018. 1,000 cases made. –KM 87 Points Wine Spectator Web Only-2012 Speaking … Continue reading

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Ernst Bretz Gewurztraminer Spatlese 2009

$12.99 Bechtolsheimer, Petersberg, Rheinhessen, Germany  Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code#32318   Very pale color.  Sweet flowery and melon nose.  Very sweet in the mouth with good body, melon and peach but no spice.  Pleasant but a bit one-dimensional. 87 Points Bob’s … Continue reading

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