2008 Pechstein Forst Riesling, Grosses Gewächs, Reichsrat Von Buhl, Pfalz, Germany (£34.50, Harrods tel. 020 7730 1234). It is the black basalt soil in this vineyard which gives these Grand Cru Riesling vines their extraordinary complexity. I tasted the full range of Von Buhl ‘08s the other day and they are a mightily impressive lot. […]
The art of spitting. There's a lot of talk about how us wine trade get through the day in one piece - this is how. youtube.com/watch?v=iUhB58… ps - one take, never miss, usually a bigger target!! matthewjukes.com
My 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur Report is finished and with my designer. 28000 words, 333 wines, 54 Châteaux visited and 1000kms driven. This is a must-read for lovers of this epic wine region. See matthewjukes.com very soon to download my Report.
My @MoneyWeek WoW is the cosmic 2010 Château Raymond-Lafon Sauternes Bordeaux £28.00 75cl bottle @TheWineSociety Do not miss out on this magnificent mature, sweet wine - it has one of the most alluring flavours on the planet. Free to view here matthewjukes.com/2018/04/2010…
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