VDP 2019 whites and 2018 reds – a review

Horst and Sandra Sauer of Franken

Above are Horst and his daughter Sandra Sauer, whose wines scored so highly below.

Julia writes While Michael has been immersed in mainly 2020 Rieslings and 2019 Spätburgunders in Wiesbaden at this year's VDP preview tasting, Tim and I have had the chance to review a selection of mostly 2019 Rieslings and 2018 Spätburgunders as well as a number of other varieties and a small number of slightly older wines thanks to the mini sample bottles sent by the VDP to stay-at-home tasters in London last month.

We tried to focus on those that were not already in the tasting...