Howard Ripley's German 2013s
25 Jun 2014 by Julia Harding MW
For all our coverage of Germany 2013s, see this guide . Michael has already reported on most of the 2013s he has tasted in Germany (his review of the Bernkasteler Ring is still to come) and Jancis has written about two tastings in London. These notes, taken at the very busy Howard Ripley tasting in London last week, gave me my first impressions of how well some of Germany's best producers managed the trials and tribulations of the vintage. The word on the street seems to be all about high acidity, and it is, on the whole, but where yields were kept low enough for the fruit to ripen (bunch thinning in...

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