Saturday, May 7, 2016

Bergdolt-St. Lamprecht (Duttweiler/Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Pfalz) -- Part III: 2013 and 2012 Spätburgunder Tasted from Bottle

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, Bergdolt is one of Germany’s finest Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder) producers. Clones here are a mixture from Geisenheim, Switzerland, and there is also some massal selection from France, including the 777 from Ponsot. Some whole clusters are used in the wines, and for the last five years or so, the barrels come from Damy; before than François Frères had been the provider. (Continue reading here.)