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Derek - Fri, May 05, 2017

Warden Abbey Vineyard Tasting - Old Vintages

Old Warden Village Hall

Friday 21st April 2017

Warden Vineyard Extra Brut 2007

Bacchus Reichensteiner

The nose is fresh and fruity the palate has a white peach richness. Fresh at the back the finish has bright fruits and length.

Bacchus 2006

The nose has gooseberry and citrus the start of the palate bright a touch of sweetness in the middle the back palate has just a hint of oxidation.

Bacchus 2001

Both nose and palate are showing oxidation and the fruit slides on the finish.

Bacchus 1996

The nose has elderflowers the palate a touch herbal citrusy some gooseberry the back palate a hint of petrol the finish is long with lime and crushed grass.

Vineyard 2006

Bacchus 20% Regner 40% Reischensteiner 40%

The nose has citrusy freshness more Sauvignon than Riesling the palate has depth mature white Burgundy in character. Fresh at the back but it does fill out on the finish.

Vineyard 1998

Bacchus Regner Reichensteiner

The nose has depth of fruit the palate lighter with citrus and greengage. The mid acidity lifts the fruits the back palate is fresh still very much alive.

Vineyard 1994

Bacchus Regner Reichensteiner

The nose is bright with citrus and gooseberry freshness the palate richer breadth of fruit. A hint of oxidation hints of petrol the back palate is quite rich the finish has a touch of fruity sweetness.

Vineyard 1991

Bacchus Regner Reichensteiner Madeleine Angevine Müller-Thurgau

The nose has a waxy petrol character the palate fresher with a hint of citrus. Fruity at the back breadth of flavour the finish is lighter and showing oxidation

Vineyard 1990

Bacchus Regner Reichensteiner Madeleine Angevine Müller-Thurgau

First Vintage

The nose has a mix of fruits the richness of nectarines the freshness of lime. There is a remarkably mid freshness still very much alive and only a whiff of oxidation on the finish.

Abbot 2008

Regner Müller-Thurgau

The nose has a fragrant freshness with a touch of petrol the palate starts with fresh fruits a herbal tinge. Fresh in the middle there is a citrusy brightness with richer fruit coming through at the back.

Abbot 1998

Müller-Thurgau Regner Reishensteiner

The nose shows maturity the palate slightly waxy with a hint of oxidation. There is a richer feel to the fruit in the middle the finish light and firm lacking a bit of depth.

Abbot 1993

Bacchus Regner Reichensteiner Madeleine Angevine Müller-Thurgau

The nose has a herbal quality the palate richer with white peach. Citrusy at the back the finish is still fresh.

Abbot 1992

Müller-Thurgau Regner Reishensteiner

The nose has depth of fruit some tropical fruits. The palate has freshness citrusy with just a hint of botrytis on the finish.

Celebration 2006

Regner 60% Reichensteiner40%

(To celebrate 20 years)

The fruit on the nose is fresh the start of the palate has a citrus mix. The mid palate has a herbal quality but there is sweetness peach slightly honeyed the finish is still remarkably fresh

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Warden Abbey Vineyard Old Vintages