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Experience with Dirler-Cade Alsace wines?

#1 Post by Robert Panzer » August 9th, 2015, 11:17 am

Greetings wine freaks,
I am curious to hear about your experiences with Dirler-Cade wines, the more recent the better.
They too are joining team DtE.
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#2 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » August 9th, 2015, 12:19 pm

I had a few 2004s a while back. Not terribly impressed.
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#3 Post by Robert Panzer » August 9th, 2015, 12:39 pm

Any details David? (Particular bottlings?)
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#4 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » August 9th, 2015, 1:19 pm

Don't really recall. I have had 2000s, 2001s and 2004s in the past. Nothing stood out as worth it to me.

I know one of the wines was the '01 Gewürztraminer Kitterle. I think I may have had that same wine in 2004, but not sure. I know I have also had Muscat. There was a Riesling or two in there as well.
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#5 Post by Robert Panzer » August 9th, 2015, 1:30 pm

Thanks.
The Cade portion of the estate has only been there since 2000, so I gather that you got to see some of the first steps.
Over a decade of biodynamic farming later, quality is perhaps in a different echelon now.
As to "worth it" that is all relative to what one paid for the wines, which I fear were pricier over a decade ago vs what I will be offering.
At the prices i've got dialed up, I can't imagine anyone questioning their value.
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#6 Post by Pat Burton » August 9th, 2015, 1:36 pm

Is this offer coming soon?
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#7 Post by Robert Panzer » August 9th, 2015, 1:56 pm

Likely two weeks out.....there is a line of goodies waiting to be offered...
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#8 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » August 9th, 2015, 2:23 pm

Always happy to try again.
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#9 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » August 9th, 2015, 2:43 pm

Regardless though, doesn't this belong in CC?
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#10 Post by Robert Panzer » August 9th, 2015, 3:20 pm

There is in fact no offer here, so why would CC be appropriate?
I'm looking for discussion of their work, thus, Wine Talk.
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#11 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » August 9th, 2015, 3:54 pm

uh-huh...sure.
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#12 Post by R. Frankel » August 9th, 2015, 8:30 pm

I recently came across the 2004 Kessler Vendange Tardive Riesling at a local wine store Alsace tasting. I know zilch about Alsace and not much more about Rieslings, so I was there to broaden my experience. I found the KVT to be a very tasty, interesting wine, with some sweet tropical fruit on the nose. It had a broad, smooth sweet flavor that was nicely balanced with acid and the emergence of a few caramel notes. It was the only wine I enjoyed enough to buy a couple bottles and bring home.

More Alsacian misadventures for you Robert?
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#13 Post by Jorge Henriquez » September 9th, 2015, 9:14 am

Perhaps not CC, but definitely a "pimping" effort. Moved to Wine Pimps.
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