Posted by: wineatlunch | March 19, 2010

Wines Tasted at the German Wine Event!

Last night,  Giramondo Wine Adventures held a tasting at the German Embassy featuring a variety of wines from throughout Germany. The wines were accompanied by some traditional German food as well as some Asian cuisine, which paired well with the sweet flavors of the German Rieslings.

Wines Tasted:

  • 2007 Kuhling Gillot – Trocken (Rheinhessen) – 100% Riesling
  • 2007 Merkelbach – Kabinett – Urziger Wurzgarten (Mosel) – 100% Riesling
  • 2007 Strub Niersteiner – Spatlese – Paterburg (Rheinhessen) – 100% Riesling
  • 2007 Dr. Loosen – Auslese – Wehlener Sonnenuhr (Mosel) – 100% Riesling
  • 2007 Selbach – Eiswein – Himmelreich (Mosel- Saal-Ruwer) – 100% Riesling
  • 2008 Selbach – Spatlese – Saar (Mosel) – 100% Riesling
  • 2008 Hexamer Meddersheimer Quarzit – Rheingrafenberg (Nahe) – 100% Riesling
  • 2007 Hexamer – Kabinett – Darting (Pfalz) – 100% Gewurztraminer
  • 2008 Leitz Rüdesheimer Klosterlay – Kabinett – Rheinhessen – 100% Riesling
  • 2007 Kruger Rumpf – Spatlese (Nahe) – 100% Scheurebe
  • 2007 Friedrich Becker – Spatburgunder (Pfalz) – 100% Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir)

Our favorites were the 2007 Dr. Loosen and 2007 Merkelbach.

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Responses

  1. Interesting. You might also be interested in my notes on another tasting of German wines led by Phil from MacArthur’s

    http://www.schiller-wine.blogspot.com/2010/03/when-americans-drink-german-wine-what.html


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