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95 • Lyss 1999 Muskat Ottonel Trockenbeerenauslesse, Burgenland $84/375 ml. Cellar Selection.
Bright dark deep amber emerald color. Exotic aromas of ripe peaches, hone, toffee, sultana raisins, and caramel with a glycerous, tangy, very sweet full body and a warming, prodigious, very long finish with no tannins and no oak. (tasted on Nov-17-2014)
94 • Lenz Moser 2012 Prestige, Trockenbeerenauslese, Burgenland $26.99/375 ml.
Lustrous old gold color. Classic aromas and flavors of honeyed dried peaches and golden raisin compote with a satiny, sweet medium-full body and a long, resonant, flinty mineral accented finish. A fantastically balanced and flavorful TBA. (tasted on May-12-2014)
90 • Lyss 2012 Beerenauslese Cuvée, Burgenland $54/375 ml. Cellar Selection.
Bright medium old gold emerald color. Exotic aromas and flavors of candied lemons, green apple skin, potters clay, and caramel with a silky, bright, very sweet medium-full body and a smooth, layered finish with no tannins. (tasted on Nov-17-2014)
99 • Proidl 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Riesling Vom Urgestein, Niederösterreich $32.99/375 ml.
Beautiful golden amber color. Aromas of peach cobbler, white toffee and toasty meringue with a satiny sweet medium-full body and a spicy apple pie, raisin and apricot marmalade finish with a hint of earth. Delicious. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
96 • Lenz Moser 2008 Prestige, Trockenbeerenauslese, Burgenland $24.99/375 ml.
Beautiful deep golden color. Dense aromas of peach and gooseberry marmalades, raisins, and honeyed scones with a rich, supple, fruity sweet full body and a long, candied apple and flinty mineral finish. Superb. (tasted on May-09-2011)
95 • Nittnaus 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Sauvignon Blanc-Sämling 88, Burgenland $38.99/375 ml.
Interesting aromas of honeyed golden beets, plums, and mangos with a silky, fruity sweet medium body and a honey custard and tangy apricot-apple jam finish. Nice depth and range. Will pair fantastically with goat cheeses. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
94 • Leonard Kreusch 2009 Estate Bottled, Beerenauslese, Rheinhessen $26.99/375 ml.
Fat aromas of baked peaches and papaya creme brulee with a silky, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a long, golden raisin, dried apricot, earth and oil accented finish. A nicely balanced, deeply delicious dessert wine. (tasted on Apr-29-2013)
93 • Lenz Moser 2008 Prestige, Beerenauslese, Burgenland $17.99/375 ml. Best Buy.
Brilliant golden yellow color. Rich aromas of apricot marmalade, honeycomb, and golden raisins with a silky, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a long, toasted almond, mossy earth and spice accented finish. Excellent. (tasted on May-09-2011)
92 • Umathum 2006 Beerenauslese, Burgenland $24.90/375 ml.
Pretty amber color. Rich golden raisin and apricot compote on toast aromas and flavors with a satiny, fruity sweet medium-full body and a nicely balanced, lightly mineral and dusty apple finish. A spot on BA that will be great with desserts. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
90 • Nittnaus 2007 Trockenbeerenauslese, Zweigelt, Burgenland $38.99/375 ml.
Reddish copper color. Aromas of baked fruits, nuts, herbs and faint dried meats with a silky fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a raisin, cocoa, and spice finish. A distinctive dessert wine that is the perfect foil for foie gras. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
89 • Hafner Family Estate 2010 Kosher Beerenauslese, Scheurebe, Burgenland $12.99/375 ml. Best Buy. Kosher
Complex aromas of faintly smoky mineral, bay leaf, flax, nuts, leather, elderflower and dried fruits with a silky fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tart apple and peach marmalade accented finish. Very nice layers. Pair with cheeses and tortes. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
89 • Winzer Gregor Schup 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Zierfandler, Thermenregion $79.99/375 ml.
Minutely hazy deep amber color. Rich aromas of toasted coconut, dried banana and pineapple-mango-papaya compote with supple, sweet fruity medium-to-full body and a nut oil, raisin, dried pear, and honeycomb finish. Nicely styled with oak and will be great with cheeses. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
87 • Winzer Gregor Schup 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Rotgipfler, Thermenregion $79.99/375 ml.
Unusual aromas of cigar tobacco, oily roasted nut, sandalwood incense, clay, and craisins with a supple fruity sweet medium-to-full body and an earthy, savory and honeyed finish. Different, but very interesting; try with cigars. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
86 • Höpler 2008 Trockenbeerenauslese, Burgenland $46.99/375 ml.|Find-a-Wine|
Interesting aromas of honey baked peach, lemongrass, and bay leaf with a soft, fruity sweet medium body and a delicate raisin compote on toast finish. Pleasantly restrained. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)