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Izak Litwar , Wine Writer (Denmark)  had a tasting of  20 Wines  from  19 Producers 

Château Haut-Brion Blanc 2021 / 55% Semillon + 45% Semillon. Great intensity of green apple, pear and pineapple, acidity, crispiness, structure and length. Vibrant. Long lemony aftertaste. Sheer class. 98+p.

8h 2min ago

Tim Atkin MW, Wine Writer (United Kingdom)  had a tasting of  9 Wines  from  4 Producers 

2007 Nikolaihof Steiner Hund Reserve, Kremstal / This brilliant biodynamic estate is based in the Wachau on the “wrong” side of the Danube, but this wine hails from vineyards in neighbouring Kremstal. It’s an incredible Riesling: intense, focused and minerally with remarkable texture, density and concentration. Honey, white flowers and a stony undertow, with spice, creamy lees and a finish that lasts for minutes. The wine will develop for at least another decade in bottle.

1d 9h ago

Markus Del Monego MW/BWW2022-Best Germany Wine Critic of the World, Wine Writer (Germany)  had a tasting of  32 Wines  from  9 Producers 

After two years without a fair, Prowein opened its doors on Mai 15, 2022. It was wonderful to see people "live and in colour", having good discussions and feel rather well. The fair has made everything, that visitors could feel at ease. Large corridors and therefore no "traffic jams" in the alleys were creating a very pleasant atmosphere. Although I am not a big fan of tasting on fairs, as the situation is often not ideal, this edition of Prowein with the more relaxed atmosphere invited to discover some novelties.

3d 14h ago

Peter Moser, Wine Writer (Austria)  had a tasting of  14 Wines  from  1 Producers 

Emmerich Knoll Grüner Veltliner “Kreutles” Smaragd 2021, 92 points

5d 4h ago

James Suckling., Wine Writer (United States)  had a tasting of  17 Wines  from  15 Producers 

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte Blanc 2021 / This has so much depth and power, with complex notes of flint, oyster shell, white pepper, dried mango, lemon, papaya, apricot stone and chalk. Medium-to full-bodied. Bright, yet creamy. It’s so long and concentrated. Wait and see. 90% sauvignon blanc, 5% semillon, 5% sauvignon gris. From organically grown grapes. 98-99

6d 8h ago

Pekka Nuikki / Editor of the Fine Wine Magazines, Pro (Finland)  had a tasting of  29 Wines  from  17 Producers 

Lafleur 1950 / This was a fascinating bottle. It was in fine form,  and the level was top-shoulder. Decanted only 45 minutes. Light and feeble colour. Exposed and very seductive, fragrant, candied sweet bouquet. Flawless and silky, but also with a firm backbone of minerals. Rich and soft wine with drying fruit that echoes chocolate and coffee. Has lots of complexity, but requires fast drinking. Long and remaining at the end. Sensational, old-style refined Lafleur. 

7d 6h ago

Jeff Leve, Wine Writer (United States)  had a tasting of  7 Wines  from  7 Producers 

2020  Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc / With the pop of grapefruit, white peach, lemon peel, flowers, orange rind and honeysuckle in the nose, and a creamy, sweet, fresh, juicy, slightly honeyed, lush, white peach and citrus finish, you have all the ingredients needed for a luscious, white Bordeaux wine. The wine was produced from a blend of 90% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Sauvignon Gris and 5% Semillon. 97  Pts

8d 19h ago

Ken Gargett, Wine Writer (Australia)  had a tasting of  11 Wines  from  5 Producers 

Howard Park – Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Margaret River Miamup 2021 – The tradition West Aussie white blend, which used to be known as ‘Classic Dry Whites’, done superbly here. Harvested from individual blocks, coming from the more southerly vineyards as the team believe that these provide the high natural acidity and strong varietal intensity that they require. These are vinified individually, all cool fermented in stainless steel tanks. Some select batches were finished in oak, to add that touch of complexity. 

At this early stage, it is the character of the Sauv Blanc which dominates. Quite tropical with a hint of mango and pear. There is gooseberry and some citrus as well. Good crunchy acidity here, a refreshing and cleansing style. There is good length with excellent persistence. Now and for the next two to three years. 90.

9d 9h ago

Simone Hubert, Sommelier (France)  had a tasting of  20 Wines  from  20 Producers 

1988 Bordeaux vintage tasting: Château Margaux 1988/Black fruits the nose has brooding richness the palate depth with black cherry and cassis backed by dark chocolate and liquorice. There is mid freshness balance the tannins integrated discreet but supporting. Depth of the fruit at the back the rich fruit gives way to freshness the finish is remarkably light and elegant.

10d 19h ago

Christer Byklum , Wine Writer (Norway)  had a tasting of  33 Wines  from  21 Producers 

2021 Château Latour / Ruby. Blackberries, cassis, dark fruit, very fruit driven nose at this stage, tight knit. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, detailed, blackberries and cassis, detailed, intense and layered, nuanced, energetic, superb balance, incredible length. Goes on and on. 13,1 % alcohol. 96-98

11d 6h ago

Château Latour 2021, Château Latour
Les Forts de Latour 2021, Château Latour
Lafite-Rothschild 2021, Château Lafite-Rothschild
Carruades de Lafite 2021, Château Lafite-Rothschild
Château Mouton-Rothschild 2021, Château Mouton-Rothschild
Le Petit Mouton 2021, Château Mouton-Rothschild
Aile d'Argent 2021, Château Mouton-Rothschild
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2021, Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste 2021, Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Blanc de Lynch Bages 2021, Château Lynch-Bages
Echo de Lynch-Bages 2021, Château Lynch-Bages
Chateau Lynch-Bages 2021, Château Lynch-Bages
Les Griffons de Pichon Baron 2021, Château Pichon-Longueville Baron
Les Tourelles de Longueville 2021, Château Pichon-Longueville Baron
Château Pichon-Longueville Baron 2021, Château Pichon-Longueville Baron
Château Pontet Canet 2021, Château Pontet Canet
Moulin de Duhart 2021, Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild
Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild 2021, Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild
Château Batailley 2021, Château Batailley
Château Grand-Puy-Ducasse 2021, Château Grand-Puy-Ducasse
Prélude de Grand-Puy Ducasse 2021, Château Grand-Puy-Ducasse
Château Lynch-Moussas 2021, Château Lynch-Moussas
Château D´Armailhac 2021, Château D´Armailhac
Château Haut-Bages-Liberal 2021, Château Haut-Bages Libéral
Château Clerc Milon 2021, Château Clerc Milon
Pastourelle de Clerc Milon 2021, Château Clerc Milon
Château Pedesclaux 2021, Château Pedesclaux
Château Pibran 2021, Château Pibran
L'Harmonie de Fonbadet 2021, Château Fonbadet
Château Fonbadet 2021, Château Fonbadet
Château Haut-Batailley 2021, Château Haut-Batailley
Château Bellegrave 2021, Château Bellegrave (Pauillac)
Domaine les Sadons 2021, Domaine les Sadons

John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  had a tasting of  8 Wines  from  7 Producers 

The 1988 DRC La Tache told everyone immediately that it was here for business. There was some creamy, sweet spice, with lots of dusty tomato on the vine and some white pepper and a twist of lime. This was a margarita of a palate, in fact! Speaking of the palate, there was so much density and richness by comparison to the previous two. Rich and leathery, it had great vitamin flavors on its thick and long finish. I was flip-flopping between 96 and 97 points (96+).

12d 15h ago

Richard Juhlin , Wine Writer (Sweden)  had a tasting of  4 Wines  from  3 Producers 

‘It is striking that Winston Churchill 2013 is now lighter and more shy at launch than they used to be in the past. On the other hand, they seem to end up very close to the older vintages after a few years of their own storage. This slow development with Verzenay as such a clear mineral-rich stringent protagonist is noticeable not least in the glass. Just like in 2012, the wine is much more impressive and rounded rich a few hours after opening the bottle. Then a little cautiously, the whole Winston bouquet appears in the form of baguette, dark chocolate, strawberry jam, olives, gunpowder smoke, black coffee and sweet gravenstein apples. Drink after 2028.’

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