This wine is August Kesseler's pinot wine he sells for a couple of years under a special Kesseler label and now for a reduced price of €3.99 in the Netto discounter stores in Germany. Grapes are not from the famous Assmannshauser site but from selected wineries in the Pfalz region. Not much wine left in the stores but a great deal if you get the chance to buy. Will see how this develops, no decant just pop and poured this time, and still this was quite impressive to drink. 88p+
lots of improvement on day 2, more open, "sweeter", revised +1p
neither a 94p nor a 86p wine in the end to recall recent TN. Bit short still on the palate as a year ago but more open and tastier. And not at the end of development I suppose as there is a framework to hold it and grip, thought different though at the final glass. Decanted half of the bottle 3-4 hours ago and kept at a cool place, poured the other half back in the bottle and kept also cool, varying the tasting conditions. My best score at this stage is a 91 with a slight upside. Kept a good third in the decanter in the fridge to see if better tomorrow.
no improvement on day 2, rather disappointing development