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I’m a huge soccer fan having attended events all over the world including three world cups. Bayern Munchen is my favorite club team (I’ve been following them since the 1980s) and Germany has always been my national team being of German descent so naturally when I saw this fantastic article by a fellow blogger I just had to post it. I’ll admit it, I have a bit of a man crush on Manual Neuer myself. Enjoy, courtesy of Oh God, My Wife is German.

Oh God, My Wife Is German.

Manuel Neuer - German National Team Captain and Goalkeeper “There is none like You, O LORD; You are great, and great is Your name in might.” — Jeremiah 10:6 — (Image Credit: Steindy [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Steindy] Subject to CC 3.0 License.) Before moving to Germany, I really didn’t give a monkey’s nut about soccer. I still don’t, to be perfectly honest with you. But being here for that 2014 FIFA World Cup? That was awesome. My German wife and I watched a bunch of games that season, and I even wrote a couple blog posts about the whole championship experience from my perspective as a clueless outsider:

But what I really noticed was how well the German national team played, well… as a team. Of course you had your big goal-scoring…

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  • 2002 Dönnhoff Oberhäuser Leistenberg Riesling Kabinett – Germany, Nahe (11/13/2015)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of diesel, apricot and peach. Flavors of peach, kumquat and a little bit of cherry on the finish. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2008 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett – Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (9/1/2015)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of petrol, peach and yellow pears. Flavors of peach, lime and lemon. Bright acidity, medium body. Drink or hold. (91 points)

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  • 2012 Selbach Riesling Incline – Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (6/9/2015)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Mandarin orange, apricot and a hint of talc. Flavors of cherry, peach and lemon zest. Bright acidity, medium body. Drink over the short term. (89 points)

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  • 1994 Theo Schmitz-Schwaab Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese – Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (12/31/2014)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of light diesel notes, cherries and kumquats. Flavors of oranges, cherries and apricots. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2007 Willi Schaefer Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett – Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (12/29/2014)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass. clear looking throughout. Nose of peach, acacia, lime and lemon. Flavors of peach, lime and cherry. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

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