Weingut Bercher Burkheim Spätburgunder QbA trocken 2010
This Spätburgunder is garnet red in colour.
In the nose cherry, currant and raspberry. On the palate raspberry and herbs.
Medium to full bodied and soft on the palate, but too short.
One week drinkable after the bottle had been opened. Drink: 2012-2016.
Rating: 87 points.
Château Le Reysse AOC 2010
This blend (55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot) is garnet red in colour.
In the nose violets, pepper, plum, cherry, roasted meat and toast aromas.
On the palate sour cherry, meat, plum, toast and a hint of chocolate in the aftertaste.
Medium bodied, dense, well-structured and a long finish. Good buy!
Two days drinkable after the bottle had been opened. Drink: 2012-2021.
Rating: 90 points.
Domaine Duffau les songs AOC 2009
Fermented by Syrah, Braucol and Merlot. Dark red in colour.
In the nose blueberry, plum, pepper and violets.
On the palate dense and expressive with plum, chocolate and black currant.
Medium bodied, astringent tannins and a good finish. Good buy!
Five days drinkable after the bottle had been opened. Drink: 2015-2024.
Rating: 89 points.
Enrique Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon – Shiraz Reserva DO 2008
This blend (70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Shiraz) is ruby in colour.
An elegant bouquet with cherry, orange, flowers, sandal wood and light toast aromas.
On the palate soft with almond, orange, cherry and stone. Full bodied, well-integrated tannins and a good aftertaste.
One week drinkable after the bottle had been opened. Good buy! Drink: 2012-2017.
Rating: 90 points.
St. Urbans-Hof Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese Prädikatswein 1. Lage 2011
The 2011 Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese is straw yellow in colour.
A multifaceted bouquet with apple, pear, honey, mineral and floral flavours.
On the palate dense and intense with apple, honey and mineral aromas.
Mouth filling. Full bodied, well-balanced and a long finish. Good buy!
Eighteen days drinkable after the bottle had been opened. Drink: 2012-2025.
Rating: 93 points.