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TastersGuildNY Tour of German Rieslings from one of the leading German Estates Portfolio: Winesellers, Ltd, National Importers




TastersGuildNY Tour of German Rieslings from one of the leading German Estates Portfolio: Winesellers, Ltd, National Importers

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Speaker: Ken Dane, Tri-State Regional Manager WineSellers, LTD

We tasted 10 of the finest wines from Germany.

Prices are full markup retail price. We asked for one vote for favorite for Flight I, Flight II, and Flight III. Dr Fischer Bockstein QBA 2012 was the favorite for Flight I, Dr Thanisch Berncasteler Doctor Kabinett 2012 was the favorite for Flight II, Dr Pauly Bergweiller Sonnenuhr Kabinett 2011 was the favorite for Flight III and Weingut Bollig Lehnert Piesporter Goldtopfchen. Spatlese 2012 was the favorite for Flight IV. The cheese was provided by Cabot Cheese of Vermont.

 
Flight I: Mosel Votes Full Retail Price $
Dr Fischer Ockfener Bockstein Kabinett 2010
Pale gold color. Peach and apples on the nose. Stoney minerals on the palate with crisp acidity on the finish. Ideal for fish like pan seared trout in lemon butter.
2 $14.99
Dr Fischer Bockstein QBA 2012
A nice wine, with peach aromas and mineral notes on the palate. The favorite of Flight I.

3 $12.99
Flight II Votes Full Retail Price $
Dr Thanisch Riesling Classic 2012
Medium dry, apricot, melon, white peach, balanced
2 $15.99
Dr Thanisch Berncasteler Doctor Kabinett 2012
Pale white color, with minerality - slate, chalk on the nose, almost effervescent, complex, with a long finish. The favorite of this Flight.
9 18.99
Dr Thanisch Spatlese Trocken 2011
Plums and flowers on nose. Flint and spice in palate with acidity in the finish. An example of a dry Spatlese.

5 $23.99
Flight III Votes Full Retail Price $
Dr Pauly Bergweiller Noble House QBA 2012
Nose of citrus and stone fruit. Orange zest and grapefruit accompany white peach. Full and fruity flavors on the palate which ends with fine and crisp acidity.
1 $11.99
Dr Pauly Bergweiller Sonnenuhr Kabinett 2011
Sweet ripe peach and pear flavors with acidity running through it. Packed with flavor yet light on the alcohol. The favorite of this Flight.
8 $25.99
Dr Pauly Bergweiller Sonnenuhr Spatlese 2012
A fresh and straight forward late harvest character. Ripe yellow stone fruit (vineyard peach, apricot) and tropical fruit (pineapple, mango) are underlined by the mineral rich terroir.

7 $28.99
Flight IV Votes Full Retail Price $
Weingut Bollig Lehnert Trittenheimer Apotheke Kabinett 2011
Pale gold color, mineral, herbs, green apples, peach and half-fermented fruit aromas. A very refreshing wine.
3 $20.00
Weingut Bollig Lehnert Piesporter Goldtopfchen Spatlese 2012
Clear color. Apricot aroma with a hint of ginger, sweet and mouthwatering on the palate. A long lingering sweet finish. The favorite of this Flight



8 $17.99
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