Monthly Archives: May 2014

Dinner with 1990 DRC Richebourg 1990 and 1990 La Tâche

There are unique and memorable wines that have brought great joy when tasted, but where there’s good reason to assume that you won’t be able to taste these wines again, given the inevitability of older vintages being consumed or becoming … Continue reading

Posted in 1990, Burgundy, California, Champagne, Chardonnay, Muscat, Petit Manseng, Pinot Noir, Portugal, Southwest France | Leave a comment

Older German Riesling including a 1929 Liebfraumilch

One of the out-of-town members of our wine tasting club, who blogs about wine for a regional newspaper and therefore regularly “comes to town” to taste new arrivals, arranged a tasting on the theme “mature Riesling”. In this case, “mature” didn’t refer … Continue reading

Posted in AuZone, Mosel, Pfalz (Palatinate), Rheingau, Rheinhessen, Riesling | Leave a comment

2012s from Georges Descombes – serious Beaujolais

Georges Descombes is a high-end Beaujolais producer, and their (French-)Swedish distributor Caviste just launched some of their 2012s, from three different crus. Last year, I tasted some of the 2011s and wrote about my impressions of them. At the same time, … Continue reading

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