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JOSEF LEITZ ‘BERG KAISERSTEINFELS’ KABINETT 2016
Article code VF14146
$27.00
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ZILLIKEN ‘SAARBURGER RAUSCH’ RIESLING KABINETT 2015
Article code VF13951
$39.00
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RATZENBERGER RIESLING BACHARACHER KABINETT FEINHERB 2017
Article code VF12218
$24.00
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90 Points - David Schildknecht - Vinous - “This comes entirely from the Steeger St. Jost, but in deference to misguided VDP denigration of Kabinett, it’s labeled solely for its primary local commune, Bacharach. Muskmelon and pumpkin flavors supported by m
WEINGUT KELLER GRAUER BURGUNDER RESERVE 2018
Article code VF13873
$67.00
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KOEHLER-RUPRECHT KALLSTADTER SAUMAGEN ‘R’ RIESLING 2008
Article code VF13803
$93.00
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91+ Points - Joel B. Payne - Vinous - “Intense aromas of apricot pit, nutmeg and clove oil. The exuberant peach fruit and textural richness are driven by a salty minerality, which lingers on the aftertaste. A rich, even unctuous wine with superb depth, a
HILD ELBLING SEKT NV
Article code VF14041
$21.00
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The Upper Mosel has nothing to do with Riesling and nothing to do with slate. Instead, we find limestone. The Upper Mosel in fact represents the beginning (or the end?) of the Paris Basin, the geological reality that informs places like Chablis and Sancer
BECKER SPATLESE GEWURZTRAMINER 2016
Article code VF13992
$57.00
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Fresh and primary tangerine, peach and apricot abound in this lip-smacking medium-sweet Gewürztraminer. It's a forward, juicy wine laced by a delicate veil of sweetness and puckering lemon acidity. A spray of blossomy florals edge the finish.
KUHLING-GILLOT PETTENTHAL GG RIESLING 2015
Article code VF13774
$88.00
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92 Points - David Schildknecht - Vinous - “Pungent scents of lavender, rosemary, smoky black tea and citrus peel set the stage for a firm but subtly oily-textured, pithy, piquant palate performance. Abundant, bright juiciness of tangerine and lemon, along
BECKER PETIT ROSE 2018
Article code VF13758
$22.00
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“As was typical of the southern Palatinate region, our family has run a mixed use farm for many generations, with vineyards, some animals, a still and apple, pear, plum, cherry and mirabelle trees. In the middle of the 20th century, it became apparent tha
KARTHAUSERHOF RIESLING SPATLESE TROCKEN ALTE REBEN 2012
Article code VF13694
$42.00
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“While winemaking in this place can be traced back to Roman times, most consider the “official” founding of the estate as we know it to be 1335. This is when the Elector of Trier gave the vineyards to Carthusians monks, thus the name of the estate, Karthä
EVA FRICKE RIESLING MELLIFLUOUS ELEMENTS 2016 1.5L
Article code VF12975
$51.00
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“Eva Fricke was born in a small village in Lower Saxony the daughter of two doctors. Her passion for wine originated during a practical training in the vineyards of South Africa. Upon returning to Germany, Eva studied viticulture and oenology in Geisenhei
HILD ELBLING TROCKEN 2017
Article code VF13481
$17.00
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“It’s important to understand that Elbling here feels like something of a religion. It’s a culture, a regional dialect that is spoken through this wine of rigorous purity, of joyous simplicity, of toothsome acidity. Even at its best, Elbling is not a grap
DOPPELCHECK DRY RIESLING 2017
Article code VF13354
$17.00
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“The wine is a single-vineyard selection from Lorcher Seligmayer, a steep slope located just where the Rhine river exits the Rheingau region and turns north toward the Mittelrhein. The grapes grow in hillside vineyards of stony slate and quartzite, which
STEFAN MULLER NIEDERMENNIGER SONNENBERG ALTE REBEN RIESLING KABINETT 2018
Article code VF13352
$24.00
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“The Müller estate consists of 10 hectares, mostly Riesling (90% of their holdings) and a little Pinot, both Noir and Blanc. Everything is hand-harvested on rolling hillsides teeming with life and vegetation. The vines see no herbicides and no pesticides—
KOEHLER-RUPRECHT KALLSTADTER ANNABERG CHARDONNAY SPATLESE TROCKEN 2016
Article code VF13350
$33.00
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“The Annaberg is known to hardcore German wine fans as the birthplace of Scheurebe, but its south-facing slope of rich, dark soils inflected with sand and chalk also turns out to be prime ground for Chardonnay. Dominik farms this organically and matures t
HEINRICH SPINDLER KIRCHENSTUCK GROSSE LAGE RIESLING 2015
Article code VF13307
$55.00
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“All of the top sites are harvested by hand, with the picking crews making two and sometimes three passes for quality. Maceration is short, pressing is gentle and everything flows via gravity. Fermentation starts with ambient yeast, but sometimes cultured
ROTERFADEN LEMBERGER 2016
Article code VF13225
$31.00
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“We, Οlympia Samara and Hannes Hoffmann, are the weingut roterfaden. Our wines are planted, picked, stamped and bottled with our own hands. Everything homeopathic, with love, family and friends, with fresh air and a lot of fun.
On dry-stone terraces with
KNEBEL RIESLING HAMM 2015
Article code VF13117
$39.00
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92 Points - David Schildknecht - Vinous Media: "Fresh lime and Bosc pear tinged with thyme and basil mingle with satisfyingly earthy raw winter squash for a fascinating aromatic and flavor display. Luscious fruitiness, along with a cooling sense of green
WEISER - KUNSTLER RIESLING ‘ENKIRCHER STEFFENSBERG’ 2017
Article code VF12587
$47.00
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“Konstantin Weiser and Alexandra Künstler (pictured above) are as soulful as the vineyards they farm; this is a micro-estate with only around 4 hectares total. They very literally do everything by hand, working the sites both organically and biodynamicall
EGON MULLER SCHARZHOFBERGER RIESLING AUSLESE 2015
Article code VF11890
$625.00
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97 Points - Stephan Reinhardt - The Wine Advocate - “The 2015 Scharzhofberger Riesling Auslese (AP #9) is beautifully clear, intense and piquant on the complex and elegant nose, which displays a great mix of tropical fruit, honey and Scharzhofberg slate w
BECKER ESTATE PINOT NOIR 2015
Article code VF11544
$23.00
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"Rich, suave Pinots are made here with riper fruit and meatier textures than are typical for Germany. Green cover crops, minimal spraying, and organic fertilizer nurture the vines; in general, wild yeasts ferment the whites and cultured yeasts are used fo
EVA FRICKE RIESLING TROCKEN 'KRONE' 2016
Article code VF10193
$62.00
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"This is the top dry wine of the portfolio. Grand Cru. Single vineyard grey slate with chalk in the deeper soil. Older vines, some planted in 1955. Fermented in tank, 7 months on lees. 7.1 g/l residual sugar, 8.0 g/l acidity. Flavours of yellow fruits, co
EVA FRICKE RIESLING ‘MELLIFLUOUS’ 2018
Article code VF12372
$23.00
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"Eva Fricke wasn’t born into a winemaking tradition, she chose the wine path after getting her first dose of practical training in the vineyards of South Africa. She studied viticulture and oenology in Geisenheim, where she graduated in 2001. In 2008, Eva
BECKER ESTATE PINOT GRIS 2017
Article code VF12747
$23.00
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“As was typical of the southern Palatinate region, our family has run a mixed use farm for many generations, with vineyards, some animals, a still and apple, pear, plum, cherry and mirabelle trees. In the middle of the 20th century, it became apparent tha