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Off-dry

Writing a little from memory, as this was served at my 40th, alongside Zind-Humbrecht 2003 Windsbuhl Riesling from 3L D-mag. Mid-deep gold. Beautifully mature, …

A highlight of my 2nd Zenith wine tasting, showing a very aromatic wine – which it did to perfection. Classic Alsatian Gewürz, but remarkable …

Good to understand the Nahe, side-by-side with the Mosel, without a corked wine! That’ll be the screwcap then… The key differences from a Mosel …

An interesting side-by-side comparison with a Muscat d’Alsace. Leaving aside the notably more ‘basic’ quality level (albeit still a well-made wine), the key differences …

I was perhaps expecting a little more from this wine, though still a good, pretty complex example of an old PX. Deep brown with …

Though not the deepest or most complex version, this is a good, classical example of an Alsatian Pinot Gris, with spice and concentration – …

[Signed in 2016: Regards, Félix MEYER] Not a renowned Alsace vintage, I believe – and perhaps a lack of acidity reflects that – but …

A touch woody, and slightly alcoholic on the finish are the only detractions from an otherwise very good drink. Though labelled “exceptional age”, this …

The Sherry Odyssey continues… Another from Romate, and The Wine Society. A pretty good, off-dry Amontillado, very much in the nutty style. Medium-depth copper …