Tag Archives: Dr. Loosen

Not the usual suspects

Working in the wine trade endows an individual with a certain level of geekiness, whether it’s the capacity to retain arcane facts and figures or the desire to collect the esoteric and unusual, it’s particularly hard to resist the appeal of a big bottle. It was during our stay at Château Caronne St-Gemme during Bordeaux […]

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2010 German Wines: Dr. Loosen, Fritz Haag and Weingut Leitz

2010 was a difficult vintage in both the Mosel and the Rheingau, where, due to dramatic swings in the weather throughout the year, producers were met with a number of challenges and extremely low yields. However, for the best producers, the resultant wines, though very small in quantity, are brilliantly concentrated, extraordinarily dense with enormous […]

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2009 Dr Loosen: Great Riesling

The word “great” is bandied around all too frequently when describing vintages, but the more we taste, read and discuss the 2009 vintage in Germany, the more we believe that it is truly great. A particularly severe winter was followed by warm and wet spring, which continued through into June and July. While all this sun […]

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