Weingut Von Winning - "The Wines from Pfalz"

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Tasted September 3, 2012 by asheio with 572 views

Flight 1 (2 notes)

White
2011 von Winning Riesling Drache Germany, Pfalz
85 points
Light colour, some green notes. Intense nose. Detergent, lime, some minerals. Improves with some air. A bit fizzy, apple acidity, quite sharp and bitter. Good lenght.

The detergent is quite dominant on the nose.
White
2011 von Winning Riesling Win Win Germany, Pfalz
87 points
Light colour, some green notes. Intense aroma. Detergent, some tropical (apricot) and minerality. Opens up with air. Medium plus body. Tropocal fruit on the palate as well. Spicy, salty and dry.

Flight 2 (3 notes)

White
2011 von Winning Reiterpfad Riesling trocken Germany, Pfalz
91 points
Flaxen, a bit golden. Sweet tropical fruit like pineapple. Marcipan and wet wool. Some minerality. Medium plus body. High grapefruit acidity (typical 2010), very dry.
White
2010 von Winning Deidesheimer Grainhübel Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
90 points
Flaxen colour. Detergent, pineapple, lime and marcipan on the nose. Opens up with air. Intense palate. High grapefruit-like acidity, some bitterness. Good length.
White
2010 von Winning Forster Ungeheuer Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
91 points
Flaxen, some golden. Pure aroma. Pineapple, marcipan and yellow apples. Medium plus body. Grapefruit-like acidity. Some bitterness. Very good lenght.

Flight 3 (4 notes)

White
2008 von Winning Deidesheimer Kalkofen Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
93 points
Quite golden colour. Pure aroma, ananas and some detergent. A bit shy. Complex on the palate. Quite bitter, nice acidity, very long. Great wine.
White
2009 von Winning Deidesheimer Kalkofen Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
91 points
Quite golden. Pineapple on the nose, quite bitter and sharp, yet a bit shut down. Warm, intense and spicy on the palate. Good lenght.
White
2010 von Winning Deidesheimer Kalkofen Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
92 points
Flaxen colour, a bit golden. Intense tropical nose. Pineapple and grapefruit. Pure aroma. High grapefruit-like acidity. Dry. Greath lenght.

In general, I really like the 2010 vintage.
White
2011 von Winning Deidesheimer Kalkofen Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
89 points
Flaxen colour. Fresh and sharp aroma, pineapple and detergent. Dry and bitter finish. Warm style. Very young now.

Flight 4 (2 notes)

White
2010 von Winning Forster Kirchenstück Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
93 points
Flaxen colour. Very pure and a bit shy, yet complex aroma. Pineapple, mushrooms and detergent. Pure and very intense on the palate. Very high acidity. Great lenght. Very good potential.
White
2011 von Winning Forster Kirchenstück Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Pfalz
92 points
Flaxen colour. Warm and pure aroma of marcipan and pineapple. Very intense. Also sharp and intense on the palate. More tropical compared to 2010. A bit warm finish with some bitterness.

Flight 5 (1 note)

White
2011 von Winning Sauvignon Blanc Germany, Pfalz
89 points
Flaxen colour, a bit golden. Herbal nose, some oak, "creamy" and pure. Medium plus body. Creamy mouthfeel, good acidity. Pure style. A very nice Sauvignon Blanc, but quite expensive.
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