Thörle Saulheim Spätburgunder Kalkstein 2020

What a staggering fragrance of amarena cherries and summer flowers! For a village wine the concentration and vibrancy are breathtaking on the barely medium-bodied palate. Such an energy and purity at the very long finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold. Score – 95. (, Nov. 10, 2022) Alcohol/Vol 12% Made In Rheinhessen, Germany […]

Storm Ignis Pinot Noir 2020

The single-vineyard pinots treated identically in cellar (but for slight variances in 30% new oak) to express terroir; here light-structured decomposed granite of Upper Hemel-en-Aarde. The more piquant & mineral, bayleaf-nuanced 2020’s raspberry & cranberry generosity wraps a firm frame, acid tension & oystershell length promise minimum decade ageing. Score – 95. (Platter’s South African […]

Riposte The Dagger Pinot Noir 2022

Finely composed and charming, the wine shows ripe cherry, floral, olive and warm spice nuances on the nose, leading to a silky-smooth palate that’s juicy and beautifully rounded. Tannins are fine and just right, offering elegant frame and length to this delightfully appealing pinot. At its best: now to 2030. Release DateAugust 3, 2023 Alcohol/Vol14.5% Made InRioja, […]