Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Great Rieslings, Great Prices
August 29, 2018





2014 Schafer-Frohlich Riesling Felseneck Kabinett; Aroma: very slatey, hard granite notes, raher firm, initially closed, but opens with time; Mouth: tart clean very dry, good concentration good acidity, very strong needs time, good fruit butressed by a broad acidity, opens with time to slight sweetness; Very Good Plus Was $30 Now15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2015 Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett; Aroma: Fresh lifted dense & full, lithe & fruit with citric notes; Mouth; Very pretty fruity and rich, pleasurably off- dryVery Good Plus Was $27 Now 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99


2016 Forge Riesling Lower Caywood Organic; Aroma: broad, heady the deep berry side of riesling, a soft nuttiness reminiscent of maturedry Alsatians; Mouth: soft rathr dense, fine, acidity, nutty, bright and long, fleshy a unique style of Riesling; Very Good Plus 25.99; Mixed Case, 23.39; Case, 22.09

2016 Ravines Riesling White Springs Vineyard; Aroma: Pretty fruit, light clean; Mouth: Rather soft sweet acid, smooth clean, an incisive center, light clean on a lifted finish; Very Good - Excellent27.99; Mixed Case, 25.19; Case, 23.79

2014 Wagner Stempel Dry Riesling vom Porphyr Siefersheimer; Aroma: Light heady rather dense juicy & full; Mouth: Bright very intense clean firm, thick juicy; Very Good - Excellent Was$35 Now 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69

2015 Schloss Lieser Riesling Trocken Spatlese; Aroma: reserved, very nice depth, very heady, good slate; Mouth: very rich very intense fat juicy, very nice minerality; Very Good - Excellent Was $35 now 23.99; Mixed Case, 21.59; Case, 19.99


8-29 Riesling Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $215

Instore only 8-29 Riesling Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $114

Or mix your own

 Any six - 11 bottles of the above for a 10% discount

 Any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount


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           - Len Rothenberg