GGs in Wiesbaden 2019 part 1 – Weiss- and Spätburgunders

2019 tasting of Grosses Gewächse in Wiesbaden

Michael submits his first report on the Grosse Gewächse 2018s, distinguishing the hype from the truth. See this guide for links to all our articles on Germany's 2018 vintage.

Everybody – or almost everybody – who is (or wants to be) somebody in the world of wine writing seemed to be in Wiesbaden at the end of August to pay tribute to the 2018 vintage, which had been hyped as vintage of the century from the moment the first grapes were picked.

Of course only the white Grosse Gewächse of 2018 were shown, as we always have to wait one year longer for the release of...