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Wine Lab: Wines of Europe

As I mentioned in earlier post, I'm currently enrolled in viticulture and enology program at the Southern Oregon Wine Institute. Part of the curriculum is geared toward exposing students, many of whom have scant knowledge about imported wines, to the broader wine world. It's a good way to give perspective, via immersion into those regions many have merely heard of before. Today's wine review feature wines from Europe, Germany, Spain and an excellent dessert wine from Hungry, two were a bit disappointing with the remainder receiving the coveted thumbs up. Part of the class involves the writing of a tasting note about the wines presented, in what I consider a rather perfunctory style, notes which are not in my typical inimitable tone and tenor found on my blog. That said I hope you'll enjoy this edition of wine lab, three more should arrive over the next month or so.

Reichgraf von Kesselstatt, 2014 Scharzhofberger Riesling Kabinett, Mosel, VDP Grosse Lager: In the glass,…

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