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Wine Spectator 90Crackling with bright acidity, this sleek white offers a fine array of yellow and green apple, crunchy white peach, mango, blood orange and anise, with a lip-smacking, mineral-tinged finish.
Wine Spectator 92"Refined and silky, with smoke and mineral notes underscoring the juicy flavors of dried papaya and apricot, anise, beeswax and lemon preserves. The lasting finish echoes a note of zesty ground spice. Drink now through 2023.—A.N."Wine Information:Soil:Gravel, south-facing.
Wine Spectator 87"An elegant rosé crémant, featuring fresh cherry, strawberry and green plum notes. This is lively and balanced, with a lingering juicy finish. Drink now."~ANWine & Spirits 87"This is ripe and bold, with floral notes of strawberry and watermelon. There’s plenty of acidity to
" A beautiful wine with exotic and fragrant scent of rose petals, lychee and spices that will continue in the mild and honey rich flavor that ends with amazing minerality. , the low acidity makes it easy to drink. " ~ Winery notes
Food & Wine"High-acid whites are, of course, appealing in warm weather. But many of them, specifically those from cool climates, are ideal with winter dishes. It's a crisp, floral-scented white with enough power to pair with substantial dishes, and its combination of minerality and pear-tinged
Lettie Teague - The Wall Street Journal"This biodynamic domaine based in the Alsace region turns out a wide range of wines, including this crisp, medium-bodied Sylvaner that is produced in part from the grand cru Saering vineyard."Eric Asimov - The New York Times"Perhaps rightly, silvaner
"This is Kuentz-Bas’ Pinot Blanc, a blend of 70% Pinot Blanc and 30% Auxerrois, from the superb 2010 vintage. The wine opens with a beautiful lemon-gold color and dazzling aromas of Golden Delicious apples, Comice pears, honeydew melon, and jasmine. Fresh and sizzling on the palate, the Pinot Blanc
" On the nose, this wine is powerful and complex, it develops aromas and toasted smoked, especially aromas of brioche associated with notes of honey and vanilla. The mouth is frank, round and opulent this wine a perfect balance: a real dry Pinot Gris gastronomy and robust. " -Winery
"A Silvaner and Pinot Blanc blend. Fresh, very pleasant, and fruity with a good body, and opened tea and mineral aromas. Well balanced with an excellent freshness. A nice dry wine with an enjoyable fruit. Easy-drinking, crispy wine. Match with starters or shellfish." ~ Winery notes
"This is a blend of Sylvaner, Auxerrois, Chasselas and Muscat from vines ranging in age between 25 and 40 years old. White flowers and fresh cut grass exude from the nose leading to a palate of stone fruits and crisp acidity." ~ Winery notes
Wine Review Online 90"Jean-Frdric Hugel, Etiennes enthusiastic son, loves the 2010 vintage because it gave them great ripeness without losing acidity. This Pinot Blanc, one of Hugels best ever, reflects that assessment. It has unusual depth for Pinot Blanc, and invigorating acidity keeps in fresh
"Salmon pink color; fresh aromas of soft red berries, predominantly strawberry and raspberry. On the palate, round and fruity with hints of peach; the flavors are intense, with lively acidity framed by a well-made structure and delicate bubbles. The finish is smooth, clean and dry." ~WINERY NOTES
"Bright yellow highlights in the glass; the 2011 Gewurztraminer opens slowly with notes of rosewood and licorice. With aeration, floral acacia combines with fruity apricot aromas. On the palate this youthful Gewurztraminer shows a juicy sweetness and delicate acidity that will become more pronounced
Tasting Notes"Gleaming golden yellow, this Pinot Gris presents earthy aromas of autumn leaves and ripe grapes on the nose. With some aeration, notes of juicy apricots follow, accompanied by a touch of minerality. On the palate it is soft and minerally with a delicate sweetness-to-acidity ratio, a
"Soft yellow with green reflections in the glass; aromas of farmer’s pears, sweet mountain hay and lemon peel, followed by delicate fruit, coriander and minerals. On the palate, refreshing pear and quince fruit flavors and dynamic acidity are balanced by awhisper of minerality. The
" The specific vineyard plots for Trimbach Riesling are selected each year by Pierre and Jean Trimbach. The grapes are normally harvested in late October and fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel and concrete vats. There is no secondary malolactic fermentation in order to maintain as