A wonderfully elegant Auslese-styled expression of Bernkasteler Doctor proved one of the highlights of the annual Trier auctions this year.
Once again the two Auctions held by the Bernkasteler Ring and the Grosser Ring / VDP at the end of September were absolutely amazing events. Some stunning wines on sale, as we reported in our Special Issue - Auction Guide which we released before the Auctions, at beginning of September.
While price levels of some of the best wines proved quite steep, not all great wines needed to break one's bank. This applies in particular to the wonderfully elegant Auslese-styled Berncasteler Doctor Spätlese crafted by the Weingut Wwe. Dr. H. Thanisch - Erben Thanisch.
Wwe Thanisch (Erben Thanisch)
Berncasteler Doctor Spätlese Auction
This offers a most beautiful and complex nose of sappy yellow peach, pineapple, grapefruit, brown spices and some earthy notes of laurel. The wine is rich yet precise on the palate, with more playful notes of fruits adding to the sensation of spicy complexity. The finish is impeccably smooth and long with plenty of underlying energy. This is a beautiful wine in the making. 2017-2030
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