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Fürst Pinot Noir Grosses Gewächs 2014: One of the wine world’s best kept secrets

October 18th 2016

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The stunning quality of top class German Pinot Noirs is one of the wine world’s best kept secrets. Germany’s cool climate combined with a new generation of engaged, young, inquisitive winemakers mean the country is producing some of the finest Pinot Noirs in the world, with the Grands Crus – the Grosses Gewächs – rivalling Burgundy for finesse, elegance, mystery and beauty. Father and son, Paul and Sebastian Fürst, have truly mastered this fickle grape variety in their 2014. The Fürst estate, established in 1638, has enjoyed consistent veneration for the superb quality of their ethereal, delicate, and astonishingly precise…

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Germany 2015: Dönnhoff & Loosen

August 31st 2016

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“Lovers of German wine are in for a treat as the 2015s make their way on to shelves and wine lists” Jancis Robinson has declared, saying “the wines have this wonderful combination of ripeness and tension and seem all set for a long and rewarding life.”

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Donnhoff – The master of Riesling

June 26th 2015

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We recently put together an offer of the esteemed German estate’s 2014 Riesling releases. Neal Martin has described this estate as “to Nahe, what Domaine de la Romanée Conti is to the Côte D’Or“. High praise indeed. And having tasted through the range we are in full agreement.

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