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Derek - Fri, September 14, 2018

Tutored Tasting in Warden Abbey Vineyard

Open Day – Sunday 9th September 2018

Estate Riesling 2016

Dr Loosen Bernkastel-Kues Mosel Valley

90 2018-23

Orange blossom and lime the nose is fragrant with fresh fruits the start of the palate light citrusy. There is mid sweetness grapefruit with a hint of pear but at the back citrus dominates the finish bright, fragrant, with a touch of flint and mineral and good length.

Warden Bacchus 2015

91 2018-25

Fragrant white flowers, orange blossom the nose is floral and fresh the palate starts with a citrusy mix. There is a hint of sweetness in the middle a touch of white peach depth of flavour with at the back citrus, fragrance and a long fresh finish.

Warden Bacchus 2001

89 2018-21

The nose has attractive hints of autumn leaf maturity with rich fruit behind. The start of the palate has rich fruit ripe pear but there is balance lime and lemon underpinning the sweeter flavours. Rich fruit at the back with citrusy freshness on the finish.

Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett Feinherb 2014

Max Ferd Richter Mülheim an de Mosel

92 2018-23

The fruit on the nose is rich and ripe with behind a touch of herbal freshness. Depth of flavour on the palate a mix of tropical fruits some ripe pear with just a hint of nutty oak. Fresh fruit brightens the back palate the finish has lime and apple freshness with richer fuller flavours right at the back

Warden Special Cuvée 1997

Reichensteiner Bacchus Regner Muller-Thürgau

88 2018-21

Rich ripe fruit apricots on the nose the palate starts with depth of flavours the fruit mix backed by leafy nutty maturity. There is a streak of freshness underpinning citrus and apple but it ills out at the back with pear and white peach.

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