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Germany's 2008s - Part 3
3 Jul 2009 by Tamlyn Currin & Jancis Robinson
See this complete guide to our hundreds of tasting notes .  Mopping up some of the German 2008s that Jancis and Michael didn't get to earlier, I tasted these wines last month at the VDP Grosser Ring tasting in Trier, in the rather shabby-grand location of the Reichsabtei St Maximin. The high vaulted ceilings and gothic arches were a magnificent backdrop to the great wines of the VDP [the arches shown here are those of the Vereinigte Hospitien in Trier, whose 2008s are reviewed below - JR]. Of course, the standing-height tables for the tasters to rest their glasses on, swathed in emerald green cloth, topped with bowls of...

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