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Three wines from Saturday, February 2nd Vintages release:

Loosen Bros. Dr. L Sparkling Riesling (Mosel)
$13.95 (Vintages #296095)
A good value German Sekt. Straw colour with a green tint; an oily, lime and honey nose with a floral top note; elegant, light and lively, great tension between sweetness and citrus acidity; dances on the palate. (89)
Food match: aperitif wine; Thai dishes

Ricossa Antica Casa Moscato d'Asti 2011 (Piedmont)
$15.95 (Vintages #72272)
Straw-coloured with a nose of jasmine and honey; medium-bodied, semi-sweet with a light spritz. Layered and hedonistic. Like biting into a Muscat grape straight out of the fridge. (90)
Food match: fresh strawberries; angel food cake

Torres Family Vineyards Marimar Estate La Masía Pinot Noir 2007 (Russian River Valley, Sonoma)
$34.95 (Vintages #303974)
An outstanding Pinot from California's Green Valley. Deep ruby-plum colour with a spicy nose of beetroot, tobacco and cherries; medium-bodied, elegant and richly extracted; full in the mouth with a firm structure. (91+)
Food match: duck breast; veal chop

 

 

 

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