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This smells of mineral and lime, a touch muted perhaps but distinctly Riesling with a lovely base note of sweet/sour apple fruit. Bright and fresh in the mouth, this has a gentle sweetness that is well balanced by firm acidity all wrapped in a rather l...
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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...
History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
Murphy's Law on Snooth
It’s not easy to find great Riesling under $12. It is a very particular challenge since producers can always rely on their favorite crutch, sugar, when producing Rieslings. After working through over a case of value priced Rieslings, I was becoming a bit discouraged. Then, I hit on a series of wines from Washington State that made me take notice... Read More
Given NG's Californian Cab thread had morphed into Sparkling, I thought maybe that was a good time to take the interesting stuff coming through into its own thread.So I will start with the following sort of recapChampagne is a bit like Burgundy in that it is clearly leading the world in its reputation even in the places where local equivalents a... Read More
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