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  • Furmint

    History of the grape: Exact details of Furmint’s origins are a bit murky. It is known that Hungarian King Bela IV ord...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

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Alsace Pinot on Snooth

  • Here are my WOTYs USA. This red and white are both California wines.Red - 2008 Scherrer Pinot Noir Platt Vineyard. Here's part of my CT tasting note - It's difficult to describe all the layers of flavors, ripe red and black cherry, blackberry, tar, a bit of smoke, fine grained tannins, juicy acidity, a finish that went on forever.White - 2012 Fa... Read More

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  • How good is that Becklyn Reserve OT?Or what's the difference between regular Becklyn, barrel select or fruit source? Have a couple '13 regulars I'm sitting on.Had a young Pinot Noir from Alsace that disappointed...under ripe I'd say was the main killer. I'll hold my other bottle ten plus years for fun. Was a Somm Select offer for $22/each, so th... Read More

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  • Hey guys - I've rather busy as you know.  The NWC Italian Night and we served a 5 course meal including either a fruit or tossed salad each, 3 tapas style entree servings, either a rhubarb coffee cake or a double chocolate/dark cherry brownie each with either homemade whip cream or french vanilla ice cream.The opening wine were the Vino Verde & ... Read More

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  • Have to say that the majority of the PG we had in Alsace was really good, unfortunately, I haven't found any of those here in the States. Checking my tasting notes we have had some fairly decent Gris from Willamette and since we'll be there for the week of the 4th, we can do some more in depth analysis. I have also had a Balletto and an Arista f... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Is Pinot Grigio Underrated?


  • The Alto Adige is where I was talking about having had good pinot grigio further north, up towards the Dolomites and the Tyrol. In some ways similar to Savoie in France where you get all those alpine flowery notes and minerality and other points of interest in relatively unknown whites.Mike, you mentionZemmer,Castelfeder, andDonna Almafrom the A... Read More

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  • Haven't read Mike's blogpiece yet, but am with you OT, and my response to the OP's question in the header is 'as a rule, no'. On top of those issues you mention I also often encounter damaged bottles so you take a lesser, weaker generic wine to start with and drop it even closer to zero.Good pinot gris or grigio does, however, exist. Good ones i... Read More

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  • Yeah, it's back! Thanks Mark A. for the fix, sorry I broke Snooth.DM, next after the rieslings it was pretty much a tie between the spicy, aromatic gewurtraminers and the dry but fruit forward pinot gris'. The sylvaner and pinot blanc were very good as well, just not nearly as complex. On the other hand we also had some really good muscat, every... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Trip Report - Alsace France


  • Hard to compare this Total Wine purchase to what we just experienced on our trip to Alsace last week but this isn't bad, more of a basic old vines Pinot Gris. Just a bit of residual sugar, ripe pear, lemon cream, medium acidity and a medium finish. Not overly complex with a somewhat viscous mouthfeel. Read More

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  • Weinbach is good, as mentioned earlier. And so are so many of the rieslings in the area; glad to see you're enjoying them. Took me a few encounters to adjust to them since I teethed on German rieslings, but very much enjoy their style for a long time now. No one getting on the gewurtz or pinot blanc or even sylvaner bandwagon?Need to remember th... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Trip Report - Alsace France


  • Yesterday was Kientzheim day. I looked into renting a car for a day trip, went to the Avis web site and saw some fairly high rates for some very small cars $50-$70 for one day. Decided that the price was a bit steep but clicked a bit further in the booking process. When I got near the last step the "extra" charges showed up - more than doubling ... Read More

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