• Thörle Spätburgunder Trocken 2019, Rheinhessen, Germany

    4 days ago - By Vine Pair

    The labels on this superb wine are a prime example of why so many people find the language(s) of wine so intimidating. So, before we go any further, let's translate from German:
    Thörle is the winery, Spätburgunder is the grape , trocken means it is a “dry” wine, and Rheinhessen is the wine region, which is the largest in Germany and sits along the Rhine River with its cooling influence.
    And what a wine it is. Outstanding Pinot Noirs in the $20 or so range are few and far between, especially from such Pinot powerhouses as Burgundy, California's Russian River Valley, and Oregon's Willamette...
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