More Spätburgunders


As I wrote in German Pinotland, Germany's reds are becoming increasingly interesting, partly thanks to climate change. Pinot Noir, aka Spätburgunder, dominates the country's red wine production and the best of them can easily withstand comparison with red burgundy.

I took part in a blind tasting of the 49 examples described below for the smart magazine World of Fine Wine last May. Usually when I taste wines under their auspices I wait until WOFW's editor Neil Beckett is ready to publish an account of the tasting before publishing my tasting notes. But in this case he has suggested...