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Germany, Riesling, Urban Riesling, Nik Weis Selection, Mosel, 2015

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N/ The vaseline/petrol power is just right – lets you know what grape you are quaffing and tickles the nose. Flower power here. Citrus, chamomile, and crushed granite. Very nice smoky notes also telling you that there is a Mosel riesling in your glass. T/ Medium full mouthfeel. Citrus, tart green apples, and a hint […]

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Germany, Riesling, Auslese, Cochemer Nikolausberg, Dr. Zenzen, Mosel, 2004

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C/ Dark yellow. N/ Potently honeyed. Heavy petroleum oil wafts. River rocks and flint with a dash of lemon soap. Granite dust. (Perhaps this rested a bit too long in bottle). T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Medium oily. Thick nectar of peaches, apricots, and orange liquer. A hint of cranberry and apple pucker. White pear juice finish […]

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Germany and USA, Riesling, Cupcake Vineyards, Mosel Valley grapes, 2010

N/ Honeysuckle. Crushed granite. Clean, stewed hay. Lemon zest. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Medium acid pop. Nice weight to acid balance and thankfully not too sweet. Lemon and white pear juice. Acid presence from first sip to finish, very nicely done for this price point. Just a tad flabby on the close, but persistent lemon zesting […]

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Dessert Wines, Sweet Wines, Ice Wines, Late Harvest

The Underworld of Legendary Sweet Wines Rotten Grapes, Mouthwatering Fungal Funk, Barnyard Stench, Snow Jobs, and Respectable Shrinkage $130,000 paid for a single bottle of white wine stands as a record, while $2,300,000 was spent once coughed up for a collection of sweet wines from the famous Château d’Yquem in Bordeaux that included a bottle from […]

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