Category: Germany

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

October 18th 2016


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…

Donnhoff – The master of Riesling

June 26th 2015


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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