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Ardévol Priorat Coma d’en Romeu 2001

26/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

2001 Ardévol Priorat Coma d’en Romeu – Spain, Catalunya, Priorat (3/26/2007)Never heard of this bodega. However, the wine is suprisingly good, certainly considering the reasonable price (14 euro). Compote of black fruit and prunes, fruit sirup, black coffee, liquorice, integrated soft sweet tannins, good balance and not hot in any way (the label says this has 14,5%!). My score might > Read more …

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Alhambra

26/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

Gentse specialist in Portugese en Spaanse wijnen. Alpacastraat 27, 9000 Gent open van woensdag t/m zaterdag 10-18u Tel. 09/233.35.36 Website: http://www.alhambra.be/

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Vijf miljoen jaar oud walvisskelet gevonden in wijngaard Castello Banfi

26/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

Paleontologen van de universiteit van Firenze hebben een vijf miljoen jaar oud walvisskelet opgegraven in de Brunello de Montalcino wijngaard van het Toscaanse wijndomein Castello Banfi, zo meldt de BBC. Het tien meter lange skelet bleef goed bewaard. Vijf miljoen jaar geleden lag Toscane onder water. Op de website van de BBC is een foto te zien van de opgraving.

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Schlossgut Diel Dorsheimer Goldloch Riesling Großes Gewächs 2005

25/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

2005 Schlossgut Diel Dorsheimer Goldloch Riesling Großes Gewächs – Germany, Nahe (10/19/2006)Engaging nose with smokey minerals, honey, ripe yellow fruit and citrus. Mouth coating, complex on the palate, with a lot of material, stoney and smokey minerals, ripe fruit, citrus, lemon peel, honey, lots of glycerol. Balanced and already very tasting, but this has clearly enough stuffing to gain additional > Read more …

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Schlossgut Diel Dorsheimer Burgberg Riesling Großes Gewächs 2005

25/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

2005 Schlossgut Diel Dorsheimer Burgberg Riesling Großes Gewächs – Germany, Nahe (10/21/2006)The nose is more closed then the Goldloch; the colour is lighter. Aroma’s of exotic yellow fruit such as lychee intermingle with stoney minerals; also some green apple fruit. More acidity on the palate makes this fresher then the Goldloch; a lot of material, sweet, exotic fruit, lemon peel, > Read more …

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Sangenis I Vaqué Priorat Vall Por 2003

25/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

2003 Sangenis I Vaqué Priorat Vall Por – Spain, Catalunya, Priorat (3/12/2007)On the first and second day this is mostly closed and hot. On the third day the nose still is closed, but on the palate the sweet black fruit and compote of fruit is now dominating, with notes of black coffee and sweet well integrated tannins; a dollop of > Read more …

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1999 Pago de los Capellanes Ribera del Duero

25/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

1999 Pago de los Capellanes Ribera del Duero – Spain, Castilla y León, Ribera del Duero (3/17/2007) This coming around nicely… lots of black berry fruit, good acidity, sweet tannins, good balance. After some areation additional impressions of smoke, meat and liquorice, with some orange peel underneath. (92 pts.)

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Dönnhoff Norheimer Dellchen Riesling Grosses Gewächs trocken 2005

25/03/2007 Jozef Schildermans 0

2005 Dönnhoff Norheimer Dellchen Riesling Grosses Gewächs trocken – Germany, Nahe (3/24/2007)Expressive nose of citrus fruit, stony minerals, rhubarb. Phenomenol concentration on the palate; slight sweetnes, or rather richness, supports the ripe fruit (rhubarb, lychee) and minerals. Long aftertaste. (93 pts.) Expressieve neus met citrusfruit, stenige mineralen, rabarber. Fenomenale concentratie in de mond; een hint van zoet, of eerder vulling, > Read more …