The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Day: 6 October 2019

Škegro - Krš Crni Blaina 2016
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Škegro – Krš Crni Blatina 2016

A very lightly oaked, fresh style of Blatina, showing its pretty black cherry fruit and lip smacking acids. There are some subtle herbal, savoury aromas on the nose – a little bit of development, which adds some depth to what Read more

Škegro - Carsus Blatina 2015
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Škegro – Carsus Blatina 2015

Blatina is one of Herzegovina’s only indigenous red grape varieties. It’s a delicate and charming creature, and absolutely does not deserve to be smothered in oak as it is here. I can just about tell that there is some nice Read more

Jan Matthias Klein - San Jan Guy 2018
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Jan Matthias Klein – Sam Jan Guy 2018

Another collaboration from Jan Matthias, this time with visiting Aussie winemaker Sam Guy Renzaglia. Riesling with 72 hours of pre-fermentation cold soak, and then the lees and the juice were separated. The lees were fermented in demi-johns and then added Read more

Jan Matthias Klein - Papa Panda's Rising 2018
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Jan Matthias Klein – Papa Panda’s Rising 2018

This is a new collaboration from Jan Matthias – The Mosel’s reigning natural wine king! Both he and Polish winemaker colleague (and neighbour – also in Mosel) Andrzej Greszta each fermented a foudre of Riesling, with no additions and allowing Read more