Lyle Fass

Domaine Gilles Berlioz

Les Filles Vin de Savoie Chignin-Bergeron Roussanne 2019

Wow. Like a CPB blanc (Beaucastel VV?) with a bit of humor and some mountain air. Grapefruit, wet stone, pine, lemon oil, waxy palate, bitter almond. Need more of this in my life. Beautiful stuff @Lyle Fass — 10 days ago

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Peter van den Besselaar

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Just keep exploring👍😏
Severn Goodwin

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Yes, great stuff!
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Yup. Such a talent.

Jean-Jacques Morel

Le Ban Saint-Aubin Pinot Noir 2012


Aromatically closed on open.

Plate is old school. A pleasant herbal note.

Great with salmon.

Bought from fass selections.
— 10 days ago

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Nice, will miss his wines.

Winzerhof Thörle

Saulheimer Hölle Trocken Spätburgunder

2016. Holy cow. This wine is a miracle.

Nose is candied lilacs. Absolute heaven.

Palate is sweet candied plum. So elegant. Indescribably gorgeous internal aromatics. Perfect balance.

Bought from fass selections
— 11 days ago

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Domaine des Orchis (Philippe Héritier)

Quintessence de Mondeuse 2017


Intriguing, beguiling red, ruby barely opaque w/evolving nose of blackberry and plum Gummy Bear, a lift (maybe Alpine?) but def hi-toned note, herby Ricola, devious spice, medicinal & forest floor, floral. Needs food, played well w/duck breast. Med weight & med acidity. As @Lyle Fass mentioned: Gamay-esque, also reminded me of Lagrein. Killed this bottle in no time. Unique & esoteric variety, thanks Lyle — 17 days ago

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Weingut Battenfeld-Spanier

Mölsheim Riesling 2019

Wow. Intense.

Nose is mineral. Almost floral.

Palate is mineral, so juicy. Almost tart. Wow.

Bought from fass selections.
— 7 days ago

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Ariavecchia Greco di Tufo 2007


Fairly intense greco aromatics. More so than other vintages. Starts to blow off with air. Lemon flowers. Lemon oil. The Greco aspect becomes a beautiful integrated element.

As it aerates more like this lemon flower perfume of the gods.

Palate is lovely Almost honeyed a bit. Mineral. Lemony. Lemon essence. Lemon mountain stream. Very clean and elegant.

As this opens elegant richness. Almost a meursaulty finish. As it opens like rich delicious mountain stream. Some apricot in the background.

It’s almost hilarious what a dedicated team can do when quality is the only thing that matters. This is world class wine.

Bought from fass selections.

Bought from fass selections.
— 4 days ago

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Riserva Vigna Regina Sassella Valtellina Superiore Nebbiolo 2013

Smoking’ —bought from Fass Selections. — 3 days ago

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So silky


Pettenthal Großes Gewächs Riesling 2019

Stunning. Thanks to @Lyle Fass for turning me on to this. Kind of ruins my interest in other Riesling, though. At least for now! — a month ago

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My apologies. ;)


Battenfeld Spanier Kirchenstuck Riesling 2017

Nose: drop dead gorgeous. Just that fusion perfume thing. Fruit. Mineral. Some age. Wow. As it opens this indescribable prettiness. Gods lemon oil.

Palate is great. Juicy. Almost a spicy mineral. Perfect apricot fruit. Very subtly apricotty. Amazingly delicious. A bit crunchy. Vibrant. Wow. As it opens gods sweet lemon.

Bought from fass selections.
— 3 days ago

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Florent Garaudet

Puligny-Montrachet Chardonnay 2015

Wow. One is almost sweet flowers. Like lime flowers. Mineral.

Palate is mineral. Perfect fruit. Scintillating. A perfect hint of tartness.

Bought from fass selections.
— 16 days ago

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