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February 2015 - Germany - All Wines

February 2015 - Germany - All Wines
This month's Wine feature is German - All Wines

Germany - All Wines Reviews

Magistral 2011  Pinot Noir
91 points
$35
Bright brick red blue violet color. Aromas and flavors of black cherries, cranberry bread, ripe rhubarb, and cream with a lightly tannic, lively, dry full body and an effortless, very complex, long finish with fine tannins.
Selection Pierre 2012  Sauvignon Blanc
91 points
$39
Yellow color. Rich aromas and flavors of gooseberry jam on toasted scone, pineapple-mango-papaya relish, and honeyed grapefruit with a silky, tangy, fruity medium body and a smooth, subtle, medium-length finish with nuances of tropical fruit medley and spiced melon. A delicious, fume blanc style sauvignon.
Magistral 2009 Barrique Pinot Noir
90 points
$49
Bright medium garnet violet color. Attractive, interesting, inviting, bright aromas and flavors of cherry pastry clafoute, subtle spiced berries, mocha cream, and dried leaves with a lightly tannic, lively, dry full body and a warming, gigantic, long finish with fine tannins and moderate oak.
Composition 2012 Troisblanc Riesling-Silvaner
89 points
$23
Silvery straw color. Delicate aromas and flavors of spiced apples and peaches with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and an interesting, medium-length finish revealing notes of minerals and green pineapple with fruit tannins and no oak. A very nice and precise white.
Graf von Spiegelberg 2012  Riesling-Silvaner
89 points
$23
Golden straw color. Delicate, attractive aromas and flavors of exotic blossoms and tropical fruits and spiced apples and pears with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-length finish conveying notes of steely and fuel-like minerals and melon sorbet with no oak. A zesty and poised white that will shine with seafood.
Reserve du Patron 2011 Spatlese Pinot Noir
88 points
$26
Bright medium brick red violet color. Aromas and flavors of red cherries, gauze, dried twigs, and raspberries with a lightly tannic, crisp, dry medium-full body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish with fine tannins and moderate oak.
Composition 2011 Dorenoir AOC Schaffhausen
87 points
$24
Bright medium garnet violet color. Bright, lively aromas and flavors of red cherries, band aid gauze, frais du bois, and dried leaves with a lightly tannic, bright, dry medium-to-full body and a warming, interesting, medium-length finish with fine tannins and light oak.
Graf von Spiegelberg 2011  Blauburgunder-Pinot Noir
87 points
$25
Bright medium brick red violet color. Delicate, fruity aromas and flavors of ripe red berries, black cherry, gauzy iodine tincture, and lignated stems with a supple, crisp, dry medium-full body and a captivating finish.
Reserve du Patron 2010 Barrique Pinot Noir
84 points
$44
Bright medium brick red violet color. Bright, lively aromas and flavors of tart cherries, green stems, powdery lime lik-a-maid, and tree bark with a chewy, tart, dry medium-full body and a warming, interesting, medium-length finish with chewy tannins and moderate oak.
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