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Vintages Wine Picks July 20, 2013


White Wine

Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Riesling Kabinett 2011, Prädikatswein, Bernkasteler Badstube, Mosel, Germany: A pleasant-drinking, light-bodied white with aromas of white pear and lime. Bernkasteler Badstube is viewed as some of the best vineyard soils in the Mosel region. There's some orchard fruit on the finish here. Crisp and vibrant, yet has some balancing fruit sweetness so as not to be austere and to pair well with a wider variety of dishes. Some guava and papaya infused with smoke on the finish. Pair with: spicy shrimp dishes, Asian chicken salad, roast turkey. Drink: 2012-2016. 33407 8.50% MD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: 91/100. July 20, 2013 Spectacular Spicy Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  


Red Wine

Domaine Les Grands Bois Cuvée Eloise Cairanne Farjon Desnardeau, Vign.-Récolt. 2010, A.C., Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, France: Rustic tart blackberries and blueberries. Cedar brush and full-bodied. Juicy and mouth-watering. Great for BBQ meats. Drink: 2013-2016. 328468 14.50% XD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: 88/100. July 20, 2013 Heavenly Hamburger Wine Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  



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