Tuesday, September 8, 2015

2013 and Earlier Grosses Gewächs Spätburgunder: Ahr (including Frühburgunder), Mittelrhein, Rheingau, Nahe, and Rheinhessen

I’ve developed a strategy for tasting at the Wiesbaden Grosses Gewächs tasting, held the last Monday and Tuesday of August. I begin with the Pinot Noirs (Spätburgunders) and than move on to the Rieslings, which generally have more acidity to enliven the palate. 

White wines shown at Wiesbaden were from the 2014 vintage, but the Spätburgunders were from 2013 and earlier. (Continue reading here.)