Rudolf May Pinot vertical



You'll remember from this comparative tasting of German Spätburgunder and top Pinot Noirs around the world and this recent wine of the week, Nelles, Ruber Spätburgunder 2010 Ahr, that I am quite a fan of German Pinot Noir, or Spätburgunder. I am also a fan of Rudolf May's white Franken wines, especially his Silvaner. So it was not, in a way, a surprise to come across this range of toothsome Pinots from him.

The packaging changed considerably in 2005, going from tall, straight-sided bottles with long necks, corks and rather 'quaint' labels to the smart, screwcapped burgundy bottles shown...