Michael's 2019 GGs – Mosel and Nahe

Serving GGs in Wiesbaden, August 2020

The first of three collections of tasting notes on (mostly) 2019 Grosse Gewächse to supplement Jancis's already published. Michael identifies four different styles and strongly disapproves of one. Tasting notes on GGs from the Rheingau and Rheinhessen and from Pfalz, Württemberg and Franken to follow … Image © Peter Bender for the VDP. See also this guide to our coverage of 2020's German wine releases.

This year the VDP hosted their preview of Grosse Gewächse, to be released on 1 September, for the nineteenth time. Next year will be the twentieth anniversary of this event, and I hope to...