A new star and more German 2010s
12 Sep 2011 by Michael Schmidt
A presentation of the Ahr, Nahe and Rheinhessen chapters of the VDP in early July gave me the opportunity to catch up with the 2010 offerings of some growers whose wines I had missed out on at the Weinbörse in Mainz earlier in the year (see Germany 2010 - a first look at a tricky vintage ). The majority of the wines featured were in the dry (trocken) style, in line with the demand of the domestic market. I think it would be fair to say that the main challenge of the demanding 2010 vintage for producers lay exactly in this sector, mastered more successfully by some than others. Appended to my VDP notes are reviews of wines of...

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