Post # 66, Tasting the 1983 Bernkasteler Graben Riesling Eiswein by Deinhard

On January 15, 2019 I had the pleasure of tasting this lovely wine. This was the last of two bottles I had bought many years ago (32 years ago to be precise). The first bottle was consumed about 5 years ago, and was wonderful at that time. It was time to open the last bottle. I tasted this wine with a couple of family members, leaving about 1/3 of the bottle to consume later, and did so 2 weeks later on January 29, 2019. To my complete surprise, the wine when tasted on the 29th was just as good, just as vibrant as it was on the 15th, absolutely incredible for such an old dessert wine. Before opening, the wine had large white tartrate crystals on the bottom of the bottle (see photo of tartrate remaining in empty bottle). In a green bottle it was impossible to tell the...

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