Posts Tagged 1993

1993 Bollig-Lehnert Riesling, Auslese

Who says white wine can’t age? This 13-year-old Piesporter shows baked apple in the nose, yet is fresh, light and tripping upon the palate. MSRP: $19.99 (August 2006) Wine Lines rating: 90 Group:... Read more

1993 Royal Tokaji Aszu Nyulaszo 6 Puttonyos

Dark amber color. Concentrated, complex, and a bit rough. Aromas and flavors of tart raisins, nuts, honey and grain, with a sharp pear note. There was even a hint of smoked peppers. We thought this might smooth out over a couple of days, but it... Read more

1993 Royal Tokaji Aszu, Mezes Maly 6 Puttonyos

This Hungarian dessert wine is medium amber in color. It started with high-toned, honeyed, white raisin fruit as it danced across the palate. A sublime experience; like drinking sunlight! It would compare very favorably with fine Sauternes. MSRP:... Read more

1993 Christophe Roumier Ruchottes-Chambertin, Grand Cru

Medium garnet with a little bricking on the edge. Perfumed, showing parrafin, cherry blossom and tea. Sleek and elegant in the mouth. Slowly unfolded to show nice dried cherry fruit. MSRP: N/A (August 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

1993 Pope Valley Zinfandel, Napa Valley

Yes, you read that correctly; here’s a rare opportunity to taste a well-aged Zin. The winery’s former owners shut down the operation just as this wine was about to be released, so it sat in storage for a total of five years until new owners... Read more

1993 Cardinale Meritage, Napa Valley

The Wine Spectator (referred to simply as "God" by wine geeks) recently panned this bottling from Kendall-Jackson and, frankly, we don't get it. While it's not as fruit-forward as the 1992 version and will benefit from a few years in the bottle,... Read more

1993 Van der Kamp English Cuvee, Sonoma County

A big, bold style with toasty/buttery qualities and a citrus fruit flavor. Very fine mousse, and a long, lingering afterflavor. MSRP: $15 (December 1997) Wine Lines rating: 90 Group Rating:... Read more

1993 S. Anderson 1993 Blanc de Noirs, Napa Valley

Very fine mousse and perfect acid balance. Sweet cherry and strawberry fruit comes through on the palate. Very clean and food-friendly. MSRP: $14.99 (December 1997) Wine Lines rating: 92 Group Rating:... Read more

1993 Creston Pinot Noir, Paso Robles

Heady nose of cherry and spice. Tart cherries in the mouth, with good acid balance. Purchase Price: $9.75 (November 1994) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

1993 Creston Chardonnay, Paso Robles

Buttery and toasty, with ample spiced apple in the nose and mouth. Purchase Price: $10 (November 1994) Wine Lines rating:... Read more