Germany

Juliane Eller

Juwel Frühmesse Riesling

Man she is a great winemaker.

Nose is just classic rheinhessen Riesling. Intense Lemon flower extract. Such finely aerated minerals. So good. So precise. Inner mouth aromatics are lemon flower, perfect minerals. So well made.

Palate is mineral. Some citrus. Elegantly Dense. Hint of integrated richness. Meyer lemon.

Gorgeous rich Meyer lemon finish.

For $30ish this is a ridiculous value. Ridiculous. It’s so well made and so good.

Bought from fass selections
— 15 days ago

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Markus Molitor

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese Riesling 2018

Molitor has intensions for crazy tension. Vibrations 1000 beats a second, floats in place like a hummingbird. Auteur in that you really can't imagine this could happen by accident.

There's an elegant element from first nasal prick onward. Finger limes, clementine, lemon confections, gasoline, and flint reaching way up back. Level 8 acid hides a dose of sweet. Flavors that remind me of sugar coated grapefruit halves drizzled in honey - they go on and on and on.
— a day ago

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Lyle Fass

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the real deal

Enderle & Moll

Buntsandstein Pinot Noir 2018

If you have not tried German Pinot yet, aka Spatburgunder, this is a very, very good entry point, though not the easiest to find. Their Liaison might be an easier find and a worthwhile search as well.

Tasted over a few days: Fruit for days, earthy tones, some spice and lots of florals. The nose is med+, while the body is med, acidity is med/med+, abv is at the edge of med/med+ at 13.5, tannin are med and very finely grained, supple.
Day 1 was more fruit, day 2 the complexity deepened, day 3 was a few days later (first 2 were via Coravin) it was about the same as day 2.

Probably the best Spat for me to date, a few more of these from time to time would be nice.
— 8 days ago

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nice pull
9.4

Paulaner Munchen

Paulaner Weissbier

Strong head of foam, naturally cloudy.

Mild banana aroma.

Mango and pineapple on the palate. Good balance of sweet and bitter.

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— 5 days ago

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Jody Scharf

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Great picture. I can taste it 😋
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Always a favorite! Cheers 🍻
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So good! 🍻

Enderle & Moll

Grauburgunder 2020

It's hard not to appreciate something so pretty to stare through. And also how this doesn't fall right in line with the rest of the orange army lining the shelves these days. This has substance. 13.5% ABV of substance and depth. Interesting notes of incenses, body oils, and sandalwoods - blood orange and basil reduction and cedar plank too.

Like the smells from shelves at the local gift shop, reaching out to grab you walking by.
— a day ago

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Martin Müllen

Trarbacher Huhnerberg trocken Riesling Spätlese* 2020

Lyle Fass
9.8

Wow. Martin’s signature wine in my opinion. Huge, complex and serene nose. So elegant and expansive. Airy, layered and ethereal. Stunning. 9.8 nose. Just has that extra. Confectionery. Grapefruit. Apricot. Wow. Smells like Riesling grown in chevalier montrachet. One of the most beautiful noses on a young Müllen ever. Genius. It’s so lifted, layered, complex and ethereal. Unreal minerality. Wow that palate is about as pure, elegant and lithely structured as one can imagine. Such structure on the mid and the finish. Amazing concentration and density. Round and full of citrus pith, grapefruit, apricot and peach skin and minor peach flesh. Finish keeps going and going. Astonishing length. Wow. This will be better in 10 years.

On day 2 this is so refined and so brilliant. One of the best TH Sp Trockens ever. The complexity and completeness is just unreal. 9.7 to 9.8 overnight and one of the wines of the vintage.
— 9 days ago

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Günther Steinmetz

Neumagener Rosengärtchen Auslese Riesling 2020

Lyle Fass
9.9

Transcendent nose. Wow. Light, super clean botrytis, honeycomb, intense minerals, butterscotch, bee pollen, so mineral, just so deep and so fine. Stunning nose. The palate is almost perfect. Stunning elegance. So fine and so nimble. Ridiculous purity. I am almost speechless. This is a breathtaking wine. So fresh and so juicy. Wow. Just wow. — 14 days ago

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Von Winning

Pechstein GG Riesling 2017

A paragon of dry Riesling. Complex nose and palette. Dry astringent attack, then bright white fruit middle, crisp apple and acid finish. Expensive but worth it. — 15 days ago

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Austin Hohnke

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Lucky you! Outstanding stuff.

Weingut Günther Steinmetz

Brauneberger Juffer 'HL' Riesling 2014

I like this in smaller sips, spread out over time. Complexity and nuance that need some focus to check-in. And a prick of sweet that gets you satiated pretty quick. Needs a few days to shine, but it gets there. Begins with racy, dank diesel, smoked lemons, dill pickle, cracked black pepper flakes suspended in honey. Ends with salty mineral laden finger limes and sweet starfruit. Best enjoyed with patience, over a week. — a day ago

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Lyle Fass

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that’s such a great wine and so cool
Peter van den Besselaar

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BJ is such a gem vineyard. Smart to drink it over a week, I admire your self-control 😏

K.H. Schneider

Marbach Riesling 2019

Lyle Fass
9.5

Showing very young with notes of lemon, porphyry, some florals but faint and barely ripe apricot. Some confectionary comes through as well. Tightly coiled on the palate but has terrific freshness and just insane acidity. Electricity. Tactile impression of minerals and faint fruit on the backend which dissipated gorgeously. So pure and so sappy. Exceptionally long. Needs to open a lot. But 9.5 for now. Getting more confectionery on the nose after some air. More elegance as well. But fiercely mineral. Almost no fruit. A contrast to last time I had this. — 6 days ago

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