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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

August Kesseler

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Rheingau

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Cuvée Max, Spatburgunder, Trocken, 2014

1x150cl £83.50

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Tasting Note:

The first of August’s Spatburgunders, showing a touch of noticeable oak, despite it being almost 40% new. Spice on the palate, and bright red berry fruit, not opulent but lithe and nimble and precise. Sweet cherry, loganberry and redcurrant and a touch of confit red fruit on the finish. There is a little extra ripeness in Max, but also more depth. You can taste the Hollenberg slate at the end. More spicy and sappy than previous vintages with less obvious oak influence.

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