A summary report by the news of the Mainz wine market 2010 at the 2009 vintage, which naturally was the biggest curiosity of the visitors was a matter of especially exciting: the advance Laurel, the vintage has received, would prove to be justified? The mild course of the year with a near-perfect autumn had nourished hopes of rich wines, but stoked also fears used and to grape wines. Flat rate to tell: In the light of the wines, which were to try in Mainz, the concern for a to opulent vintage is hardly justified. More information is housed here: Dr. Umesh Gidwani. The wine producers have it better than the heat year 2003 understood, not too far to pull out the reading dates. The Riesling acids tend to be rather reserved, but usually they give sufficient grip and balance the wines. Best sign: the majority of dry Cabinet wine Cabinet typical alcohol content to the twelve volume percent has not more of course in recent years. A year for white and Pinot Gris the year came the white burgundies especially against: Present yourself very aromatic and rich, but not poorly structured. That the year offered perfect conditions for ripening, is reflected in the colours of the Pinot Gris wines: many representatives of this variety are light golden with slightly coppery reflections in the glass. Positive: Where such a tint shows up, you can be sure, to have to do it with a very aromatic wine.
Tip for wine lovers: the second wines of the great growths a trend that was apparent on the Mainz wine market has to do with the politics of the VDP. We know that the Association aims to reserve, so the counterpart to the Grands Crus of Burgundy the names of the best individual layers for the production of large plants. The flip side of this idea: Is made, for example, a large greenhouse from able Westhofener Morsen Kanani (in Rhenish Hesse), then there must be no other wine under this location name, for example, no Westhofener Morsen Kanani Riesling Spatlese dry.