A rabble of German Pinot Noirs

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A collection of German Pinot Noirs with virtually nothing in common.

The only consistent thing among these wines is their inconsistency. This is perhaps how it should be for any collection centred on Pinot Noir, still the most capricious of grapes, whose elusive quality is a key part of its attraction. This particular bunch are all German, but that is where the similarities end. Germany is increasingly famed for Pinot Noirs that can compete with Burgundy's best (see, for example, our recent articles German Pinot Noir does itself a favour and A British assault on fine German Pinots), and there were indeed several such...