Sweet salinity in a bottle.Pair with Jerk Shrimp with Mango Salsa. Highly Recommended (92).
With its sweet creaminess, it is a sure crowd-pleaser to pour for the pre-dinner kitchen klatch at any party or family gathering. Highly Recommended. DH
An interesting wine, one that changes significantly with its temperature. Chilled, it leads with white flowers and lychee, trending to Meyer lemon on the mid-palate, all with an underlying pear. Acids are light, residual sugar evident, but all pleasantly so. Let it get a bit closer to room temperature, though, and it changes. The nose is a little toasty, with apples and a touch of gasoline in the background. On the palate, baked apple and sweet pear blend with white pepper, leading to a finish that lingers and brings back the memory of your last ginger snap. Drink with chicken salad before it gets too cold for a picnic. Recommended. DH
Big nose of chives, candied peach, and persimmon. There is a vein of acidity that breaks up the richness nicely. Still way too young to fully show itself; I'll hold my last bottle a long time.
The best spatlese I have ever had, dwarfing even the J.J. Prum from the same vintage. A buzz saw of gorge water and river rocks only amplifies the unfolding layers of fruit and spice. Caramel apple and lemon cu...