Saturday, April 18, 2015

A. CHRISTMANN -- 2013 Riesling Grosse Gewächse and 2011 Spätburgunder Grosses Gewächs (Pfalz)

The last several vintages, Stefan Christmann has been on fire, producing some of the finest wines of all the Pfalz. Is this his biodynamic practices taking hold? (Other biodynamic producers in Germany such as Rebholz, Wittmann, and Clemens Busch similarly are at top of the heap.) These 2013s weren’t quite at the top of the class for that vintage when I tasted them, but they could well develop beyond the potential I saw at that time. (Continue reading here.)