Petro Vaselo

Domaine Weinbach

Cuvée Ste. Catherine Alsace Grand Cru Schlossberg Riesling 2009

Similar notes to 65 weeks ago when I had the last one. A colour of pale to mid Gold. Delicate white florals initially with a touch of petro-chemical. Aromas of sweet pea (flower) and orange peel - citrus in general. As the wine developed, aromas of honeysuckle. On the palate notes of Quince with a sweetish honeyed end. One of the 1001 Wines from one of the world’s great Riesling vineyards which was originally planted and tended by monks in the 1500s. — 17 days ago

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Château de Fargues

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2006

Initial aromas of apricot and a petro chemical smell (in a good way) and orange peel. Dubbed somewhat cruelly “Poor mans d’Yquem”. A delicious Sauternes from a producer who does not get a lot of publicity. With time it opened up with a palate of profound intensity showing Apricots, Cumquat jam, burnt toffee, and barley sugar. One of the 1001 wines to drink before you die. — 7 months ago

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Vollenweider

Wolfer Goldgrube Kabinett Riesling 2016

Delicious subtle petro nose and pit fruits. — 3 years ago

Walter Scott

X Novo Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Great nose, reduction, petro — 3 years ago

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Château Pape Clément

Pessac-Léognan Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2015

15’ Château Pepe Clement. Should’ve decanted this for sometime. 15 needs a few more years in bottle. That being said… Petro soon opens up to this magnificent bottling. Orange blossom, pineapple, Honeysuckle. Zesty acidity. All spring out of the glass. — 3 months ago

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Loved this juice!!!
9.4

Smith Madrone

Estate Bottled Napa Valley Riesling 2014

JKT
9.1

Surprised by the quality and varietal signatures of this NAPA Riesling! Could easily confuse it for a good dry German Riesling. That oily petro white stone flowers and complexity carrying over to a good balanced palate and finish. Impressed. — 6 months ago

Leyda

Garuma Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Lime , grapefruit & guava fruit dominate this wine. Splash of watermelon & petro , wrapped in light acidity. Lingering citrusy finish. Fantastic! Edit- Don’t know if SB would’ve been my first guess blind🤷🏻‍♂️ — 3 years ago

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Vaso

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Mike R
9.3

So VASO and second Melka SB - second wine out of 11 plus wines with @David L - so much like a VASO - right off when opening was the petro notes which evolved and became its usual citrus notes and well balanced constantly evolving with complexities - so consistent -‘and a special note - with my great friend DL — 4 months ago

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Everything you said about this wine @Mike R Would’ve guessed VASO immediately based on the smell and first sip alone .
9.3

Dr. Loosen

Blue Slate Mosel Riesling 2018

Really nice spritz and well balanced. Petro and white flowers. Lemon zest. Off dry. — 7 months ago

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Belden Barns

Sonoma Mountain Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Exotic fruits. Unlike any sauv blanc I've had. Nose has a petro quality. — 3 years ago

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