Dry


Referring to the sugar content in a finished wine. A dry wine by definition has no fermentable sugar left. The winemaking definition of dry is less than 2g/L of residual sugar.

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Referring to the sugar content in a finished wine. A dry wine by definition has no fermentable sugar left. The winemaking definition of dry is less than 2g/L of residual sugar. Known as Trocken in Germany or Sec in France. It should be noted that wines labelled with the German synonym trocken often still have a few grams of residual sugar left in them to balance the higher acidity of the wines.

Synonyms:
Trocken, Sec
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The Super Stars!

Giovanni Sordo Barolo ‘Villero’ 2016

Nebbiolo | Castiglione Falletto, Italy

As tight as ... usual. Opens to quite pronounced pot-purri and some fresh-flower fragrance. Fabulously framed full palate with unevolved but full, textured, firm and forceful. Long. Seamless acid/tannin of Castiglione (and St Julien) Tight knit, this one. Wonderful.
$189
$182ea in any 3+
$175ea in any 6+

Cascina Fontana Barolo 2016

Nebbiolo | La Morra, Italy

Undoubtedly the best Fontana Barolo Classico I’ve had!
$140
$135ea in any 3+
$130ea in any 6+

Robert Weil Rheingau Riesling Trocken 2019

Riesling | Rheingau, Germany

On a spectrum of boldest to most elegant, the Rheingau sits in the middle for me, making cracking dry Rizza with plenty of tension whilst have the balance to produce superb off-dry to sweet wines. The 2019 Rheingau adds incredible depth and length for an entry-level wine. Citrus perfume, white flowers, a little sulphur on open. Give it a decant. Lovely line and length. Fine sherbet acid. Excellent level of phenolics cleaning the palate beautifully. Acid soaks up the sugar. Lime, zest, and
$59
$56ea in any 3+
$53ea in any 6+

Wendouree Shiraz Malbec 2003

Red Blend | Clare Valley, Australia

AP Birks Wendouree Cellars produce some of the very few wines I’ll buy without tasting! The wines are something special. A celebration of an incredible old vineyard with plantings from the late 1800s. Tony & Lita are custodians of something truly special! Ranges from 80-50% Shriaz and 20-50% depending on the year Malbec from the 1919 and 1920 plantings.  The Shiraz Malbec, it's a variation on a theme of excellent wines, the opulence of the Malbec providing a twist of difference in compa