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99 • Proidl 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Riesling Vom Urgestein, Niederösterreich $32.99/375 ml.
Beautiful golden amber color. Aromas of peach cobbler, white toffee and toasty meringue with a satiny sweet medium-full body and a spicy apple pie, raisin and apricot marmalade finish with a hint of earth. Delicious. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
95 • Nittnaus 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Sauvignon Blanc-Sämling 88, Burgenland $38.99/375 ml.
Interesting aromas of honeyed golden beets, plums, and mangos with a silky, fruity sweet medium body and a honey custard and tangy apricot-apple jam finish. Nice depth and range. Will pair fantastically with goat cheeses. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
90 • Nittnaus 2007 Trockenbeerenauslese, Zweigelt, Burgenland $38.99/375 ml.
Reddish copper color. Aromas of baked fruits, nuts, herbs and faint dried meats with a silky fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a raisin, cocoa, and spice finish. A distinctive dessert wine that is the perfect foil for foie gras. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
89 • Winzer Gregor Schup 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Zierfandler, Thermenregion $79.99/375 ml.
Minutely hazy deep amber color. Rich aromas of toasted coconut, dried banana and pineapple-mango-papaya compote with supple, sweet fruity medium-to-full body and a nut oil, raisin, dried pear, and honeycomb finish. Nicely styled with oak and will be great with cheeses. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
87 • Winzer Gregor Schup 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Rotgipfler, Thermenregion $79.99/375 ml.
Unusual aromas of cigar tobacco, oily roasted nut, sandalwood incense, clay, and craisins with a supple fruity sweet medium-to-full body and an earthy, savory and honeyed finish. Different, but very interesting; try with cigars. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)
86 • Höpler 2008 Trockenbeerenauslese, Burgenland $46.99/375 ml.|Find-a-Wine|
Interesting aromas of honey baked peach, lemongrass, and bay leaf with a soft, fruity sweet medium body and a delicate raisin compote on toast finish. Pleasantly restrained. (tasted on Sep-16-2012)