01438 741177         thewinesociety.com

The Society's Community

Weekday drinking (8-11 April 2019)


This tonight. Lovely Riesling nose, quite intense. Bone dry and so lovely and long with changing and developing flavours.


A bottle of Tramini (aka Savagnin) with some bottle age. Quite a remarkable wine with a mere 12% alcohol. Smooth, not unlike an aged dry Riesling with the slightest hint of oxidation (to its advantage). Also had some fresh white asparagus, did not dare to pair directly with the wine, but I have a feeling it would have worked well.


Oh, I’ve got a couple of 2014s that I’m waiting to try sometime. Sounds promising!


After a week of restraint I’m opening this Saar. Has been super value in the past and I expect the same of the 2016: