February 2015 - Germany - All Wines

This month's Wine feature is German - All Wines
Germany - All Wines Reviews
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Magistral
2011 Pinot Noir
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209446
Selection Pierre
2012 Sauvignon Blanc
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209445
Magistral
2009 Barrique Pinot Noir
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209443
Composition
2012 Troisblanc Riesling-Silvaner
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209442
Graf von Spiegelberg
2012 Riesling-Silvaner
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209440
Reserve du Patron
2011 Spatlese Pinot Noir
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209439
Composition
2011 Dorenoir AOC Schaffhausen
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209444
Graf von Spiegelberg
2011 Blauburgunder-Pinot Noir
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
209447
Reserve du Patron
2010 Barrique Pinot Noir
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.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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