Baden, Germany

Enderle & Moll

Baden Pinot Noir 2020

Very nice Pinot from the always interesting Enderle. Quite a lot of berry. Finish is nice with good acid. Almost a slight carbonic note but still tasty and versatile. — 13 days ago

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Joh. Jos. Prüm

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese Riesling 2004

After our discussion on the two kabi’s (see my notes on the 18’ Haart Ohligsberg Alte Reben kabi for more info), I asked SC what Prüm brings in terms of a signature… what’s typical of Prüm basically. His answer - sulphides. Hahahahaha. Couldn’t be truer. Took some time for all that to blow away, but once it did… Boah! Our WOTN.

Still so youthful (I’m sure all that sulphides helped). Citrus, peach, white flowers, crushed slate, herbs, and spices. Really filigreed and pure; bringing lots of juiciness in the mid-palate and finishing with an airy feel. Expectedly sweet but very balanced at this stage. So good.
— 20 days ago

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Enderle & Moll

Müller Thurgau 2020

E&M's "Muller" I've had many times before. Consistently good, even if it doesn't really fill the role of natty wine for the natty crowd, which is clearly the intention here (they make a Weiss and and Grau and and Weiss & Grau which are way wilder imho). Baby skin contact - you can hardly notice. Refreshingly light at 11%, it has a little cream and yeasty element, a little cool to the touch. Notes in the apple, pear, floral vertical. — 2 months ago

Andrew, Paul and 12 others liked this

Enderle & Moll

Spätburgunder Rosé 2020

N: Now that’s the best jolly rancher I’ve huffed.Candied strawberry goodness. A little bit of mysterious wooddiness *around the edges.
P: Bright, terrific acidity, popin’ red fruits, just slightly herbal. A great match for the saltiness of baked ham. Glou-Glou indeed.
Thanks @fassselections
— a month ago

Ray, Juan and 8 others liked this

Egon Müller

Scharzhofberger Kabinett Riesling 2016

A somm-recommended bottle after being consulted on which vintage might be the most open of the Egon kabi’s, and right he was. The 16’ was singing! Very Egon with the notes cassis, salt/slate, and a touch of cream. Definitely sweeter and richer (less of a classic kabi) than the Haart Ohligsberg Alter Reben kabi, but still very energetic and quaffable. Plus, I can’t look pass how singular these wines are (see notes on the other mentioned wine on a little related rant). — 20 days ago

Peter, Severn and 13 others liked this

Enderle & Moll

Liaison Pinot Noir 2020

This was a surprise! The body and color were surprisingly light, with a light maroon/burgundy, and a Nose of sharpie and old velvet couch opening to notes of wet leaves, and then evolving into chamoy and a fresh bouquet of flowers. this is a wild and excitingly different wine. Like, wow, at first the palate was straight sweet jam, then it became vegetal, with pronounced freshness of prickly pear, with well integrated tannins and a slightly orange citrus finish. — 2 months ago

Ely, Byron and 7 others liked this

Joh. Jos. Prüm

Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett Riesling 2001

Andrew Holod
9.3

Having just attained it's drinking credentials at age 21, this Mosel Riesling sang with a mid-day Thanksgiving repast.
Medium gold color. Aromas of quince paste, grilled apricot, warm stones and a deep caramel/roasted note. Balanced, though likely too sweet for many these days. Just integral and composed, a unit in and of itself.
— 10 days ago

Iwan, Ira and 2 others liked this

Weingut Keller

Kirchspiel Riesling 2017

Decanted, but it never really opened up across our 4-hour dinner. Not as viciously austere as the 16’ Abtserde we had a few days back, but in similar fashion, it does put minerality first. Firm reduction on the nose, which eventually gave way to some herbal and chalky notes, as well as hints of citrus fruit. On the palate, it was more approachable - weighty with huge extract, riper stone fruits, juicy acidity, and intense chalkiness. Really enjoyed this, but it’s certainly in need of some serious cellaring time. — 20 days ago

Severn, Ira and 12 others liked this

Egon Müller

Scharzhofberger Spätlese Riesling Auction 2017

Such a baby. Tightly wound peach purée and petrol. — 3 days ago

Daniel P., Andrew and 2 others liked this

Dönnhoff

Kreuznacher Krötenpfuhl Kabinett Riesling 2021

8.5%. Wonderful balance, depth, purity, and acid. Really nice. — 13 days ago

Andrew, Lyle and 4 others liked this