These may be our favorite anti-grocery store/anti-factory wine finds ever.
How about a Champagne-inspired, bronze-tinged, almost-rosé, from Pinot Noir, but without bubbles and bone dry, made in the Nahe?
The immense value, dazzling complexity and inherent longevity that was once an insider's-only-secret has now turned mainstream. Our access to this seemingly endless well of delicious juice is becoming restricted in the blink of an eye.
Anybody who loves magnificent dry white wines with a clear sense of place should give the new guard of talented winemakers in Rheinhessen a chance.
So, after 1,800 years, we were excited to try something new from a place so old: Maximin, a zippy, slightly off-dry Riesling with the wispy citrus and aromatic purity inherent in the Ruwer.