The 2017 GG tasting – reds


For our coverage of the exceptional 2015 vintage in Germany, see this guide. And for more background to these wines see German Pinotland.

Jancis writes Towards the end of August, Michael and I found ourselves in the airy Kurhaus of leafy Wiesbaden enjoying a preview of the latest set of Grosse Gewächse to be released by Germany's elite VDP producers on 1 September. As usual, the organisation was superb. Over 100 members of the media were seated at tables covered with white tablecloths with seriously nice glasses, our own spittoon and a notepad on which we had...