Monthly Archives: August 2010

Leitz, Christmann and Dönnhoff at AuZone

Notes from a tasting with the wine tasting club AuZone in July. It was to be a “tournament” between three German producers, which were to be Weingut Josef Leitz (Rheingau), Weingut A. Christmann (Pfalz) and Weingut Hermann Dönhoff (Nahe). As … Continue reading

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Remizières Cuvée Christophe 1999 and Charbonnière Vieilles Vignes 2001 – two Rhônes

Two Rhône wines recently tasted at separate occasions. Recent purchase from a Belgian wine dealer. Cuvée Christophe Crozes-Hermitage 1999, Domaine des Remizières 100% Syrah, high percentage of new oak (today 70%). Nose developed with barnyard aromas and an impression of … Continue reading

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Five Oenova miniature bottles from Fonbelle, and Château de Rochemorin 2007

This time I will evaluate a ”home wine tasting” box from François de Fonbelle containing five 5 cl bottles of Bordeaux. These miniature bottles should perhaps better be described as ampoules (the text inside the box calls them ”phials”), because … Continue reading

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Lanson Extra Age

The launching of a new wine blog should naturally be accompanied by the popping sound of Champagne corks flying in all directions, so dear readers: watch out behind your screens, or at least protect your eyes! The first post will … Continue reading

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Cheers and welcome to a new wine blog!

New wine blog launched – cheers and welcome! Continue reading

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