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Over the hill, I think – sadly. I’d heard good things about Zilliken as perhaps the Saar producer, but ultimately this didn’t reflect that …

We cracked this for comedy value because it was there and Tim is a 77 baby. It more-or-less met expectations – i.e. over-the-hill and …

Picked this up at Tesco, randomly, and cracked it when we needed another glass, post-curry. A pretty decent Riesling, but not staggeringly complex or …

En route home from dropping off Katy in Germany, I found this in Hannover Airport and figured I should find out what Dornfelder is …

’92 seems able to maintain youthfulness – just like J. B. Becker’s ’92 Rheingau drunk before, this was fresh, with lemon / lime fruit …

Our final sample for Germany in class, and an enjoyable way to finish. Perhaps not as awesome as the Rheingau can deliver, but it …

So this was the final, ‘interesting’ wine from our sparkling revision session: a 100% German, 100% Riesling Sekt, which immediately puts it into a …

So when I was asking for a TBA spare label, the guy who helped me out came back with this piece of history, so …

OK, so the label’s not from the right year, but I wasn’t allowed to finish the bottle! Having said that, the 2003 scored 100 …

A bit of serendipity and comedy value, this one: it was there, so I bought it, then figured it could close out the food …