David M. Bueker wrote:As for kabinett - it's still possible to find 7.5% alcohol, light as a feather wines, but they take more searching than they used to. Nothing (and I mean nothing) is a better drink on a warm spring afternoon.
Tim York wrote: my first superficial impression is that they highlight once again the growing confusion in the German wine labelling scene . VDP has no doubt some admirable intentions (e.g. the Burgundy model) but seems unable to resist continual tweaking, growers seem also to be branching out with new wine names and conflict between their practices and our carefully learned knowledge of the 1971 wine law terminology seems to be growing. Rationalisation and stability is urgently needed to regain consumer comprehension and confidence.
Lars Carlberg wrote:As for the so-called classic "off-dry" Kabinett, most people think of top producers such as J.J. Prüm, Zilliken, or Willi Schaefer.
David M. Bueker wrote:Lars Carlberg wrote:As for the so-called classic "off-dry" Kabinett, most people think of top producers such as J.J. Prüm, Zilliken, or Willi Schaefer.
These days I think of less well known producers such as Merkelbach, Reuscher-Haart, Jakoby Pur, etc. They are making wines that come closer to what I look for in kabinett.
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