Had a Glass: 2004 Costa De Oro Valencia Reserva

Source: http://www.markat.ca

She says: Nothing really memorable about this and I would have expected more from a Spanish wine with 6 years of age.

He says: Pretty simple easy sipper.

Had a Glass: 2008 Bodegas Luzon Jumilla Alaja

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She says: Ripe baked black oaky fruit bomb!

He says: Overly sweet and way too much oak.

Had a Glass: 2008 Fred Loimer Riesling Lenz

Source: http://www.snooth.com

He says: A bit too dry and austere for me, especially up against Judas Goat’s beet salad.

She says: I was in heaven. Lovely minerality and petrol notes.

Had a Glass: 2009 Weingut Meinhard Forstreiter Grüner Veltliner Grooner

Source: http://www.grooner.com/

He says: A simple, well-balanced quaffer that goes well with Judas Goat’s beet salad.

She says: A bit too much flower-power for my liking, but still good.

Wine truths

“He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.”
by Johann Heinrich Voss

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.