Winzerhof Thörle

Hölle Spätburgunder 2015

Lyle Fass

This is drinking so well now. Nose is stunning and floral. Spices galore. Amazing cherries and Xmas spice. Gingerbread. Lovely limestone background. Beautiful mid season cherries. Super sweet cherry fruit and velvety tannins. So tangy and concentrated. Amazingly pure. Before 2018/2019 this was the benchmark Thorle Pinot and nice to see it’s drinking so well. Terrific sweetness and the tannins are so good and come one more with air. Sweet, silky and velvety. — 6 days ago

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@Lyle Fass You said this Thorle is drinking well now, but what do you expect for a drinking window?
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@Brent Young in 15/14/13 holle has maybe a 10 year window. In 16/17 maybe 12-14, in 18/19 I think 15-18 year window. they keep getting better and more age worthy.
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@Lyle Fass Excellent info🙏🏼 It sounds like exciting times for German pinot noir 👍

Staatsweingut Freiburg

Blankenhornsberger Doktorgarten GG Rotwein Spätburgunder 2014

A big wine. Sells for 60 Euros which is steep and at 14,5% it clocks in. Cherry, non offensive and just too nice. For sure a Pinot on the top of its game. But for me it does not really provide a sense of place like for example the ones from Enderle & Moll. — 19 days ago

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Jaspis Baden Alte Reben Spätburgunder 2015

Lyle Fass

No other Pinot like it. A masterpiece from the Black Forest. — 14 days ago

Andrew, Greg and 8 others liked this

Weingut Schneider

Weiler Schlipe Spätburgunder 2014

Good acid, unfiltered Pinot Noir goodness. Tart red cherry flavors and a good layer of mild seed and skin tannins. Decant for 30 minutes ideally. Great with food, esp. duck, chicken and fish — 2 days ago

Neil, Hermes and 4 others liked this

Wein-Erbhof Stein

Kabinett Trocken Spätburgunder 2018

Cherry and raspberry on the nose. Light, playful, fun, juicy. Well made. Way better night 2. — 11 days ago

Tom, John and 23 others liked this

Juliane Eller

Alsheimer Spätburgunder 2015

N: Rhubarb and dank, dark earth. Did anyone say Burg.? Leather, chocolate and some cinnamon. Red plums.
P: Initially very delicate, as it gains air, some more body comes out. Lots of fresh tilled earth, like cedar, gossamer,
forestall, very gently woodsy, nice and bright. A spätburgunder built for the summer. After an hour out, big black cherries really pop.
Thanks @DosageWines.
— 21 days ago

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Weingut Bernhard Huber

Malterdinger Trocken Spätburgunder 2020

Quite Smokey. Beautiful Pinot, seems fruit driven. More plum than cherry. Closer to Cali than Burg. Baking spices. Cinnamon. — 21 days ago

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Weingut Hexamer

Weissherbst Spätburgunder Rose 2017

Nose has under-ripe strawberry, cotton candy, orange zest and cold stone slab.

Palate has sweet/ripe nectarine, ripe strawberry, warm clementine slice, frizzante-like texture to the finish, but no bubbles! Long finish, what an interesting wine!

Blind...no way I ever guess this as Spätburgunder!

Not sure exactly how this is classed as rosé in the Vinous world, if this wine saw any skin contact aside from the initial press operation, call me surprised.
— 18 days ago

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@Severn Goodwin yea! That’s interesting 🤨
Daniel M

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That's the white spätburgunder you told me about!
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Correct, finally getting around to opening it...

Winzerhof Thörle

Saulheimer Kalkstein Spätburgunder 2018

Magic. Best pinot at this price point I’ve had all year easy. — 6 days ago

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I agree buuuuut wait till you taste the 19. They do crazy shit for $25. just crazy.


Talrain Spätburgunder 2019

Elegant and sophisticated and just reserved enough to keep you totally occupied and interested. @Lyle Fass Fantastic! — 18 days ago

Ely, Severn and 10 others liked this
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Love this! Thanks!