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Plantagenet Great Southern Riesling 2009
(this vintage is sold out)
Price: $22.99
For Riesling fans, this being currently 'sold 'out' may be a good thing: the reviews/ratings led me to buy a case instead of just trying it. It is thin, watery, a bit over acidic, very slight mineral, and lacking completely for a ~ $15 buck bottle, imo. I love Rieslings of nearly any kind, but this stuff is almost like a cheap pinot grigio diluted with cubes, by your non-wine drinking friends, at the backyard lawn party. 4 bottles into the case, my tasting impressions are all identical, and this stuff will not get better with anymore age. Very disappointed. Something like Pac Rim at <10 bucks is miles ahead. And,a really top Riesling is like from another planet, by comparo...skip this stuff. GL, mD
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Pacific Rim Wallula Vineyard Riesling 2007
(this vintage is sold out)
Price: $19.00
Not Zind-Humbrecht, et al, but darn good riesling, imo. Enough mineral/'diesel', which is rare today in cheaper rieslings as so many tend to float toward some 'fruit side'. Well done, good acid, good flavor, very good QPR, imo. Almost 4 stars; solid 3.5...I love rieslings of all kinds and this was a good find.
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I would have given it 5 stars, but...fabulous blend of 50-50 Malbec&Tempranillo. Great nose, great legs, great taste. May get even better with a yearish sleeping, but who cares. Best under 12 buck red I've had in a long time, imo.
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