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Boxler Pinot blanc Alsace 2003

Albert Boxler, Pinot blanc, AOC Alsace, Niedermorschwihr, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2003 On pinot blanc A comment, collated and edited from various sources … at its best it produces medium, tending to full-bodied, crisp (medium (+) to high acidity) … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Hengst Riesling 2009

Josmeyer, Riesling, Grand Cru Hengst Samain, AOC Alsace Grand Cru, Alsace, France, 2009 This wine: lot No. none visible, so must be a single bottling run for this vintage; biodynamic, varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, ex-producer, €45 … Continue reading

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Hengst GC Gewurztraminer 2001

Domaine Barmes Buecher, Hengst, Gewurztraminer, AOC Alsace Grand Cru, France, 2001 On gewurztraminer A thick-skinned small berried (a combination which can show as a low-key grip) pink to red variety [2]. It buds early, so is subject to frost, and … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Gewurztraminer 2013

Josmeyer, Les Folastries, Gewurztraminer, AOP Alsace, France, 2013 On gewurztraminer A thick-skinned small berried (a combination which can show as a low-key grip) pink to red variety. It buds early, so is subject to frost, and ripens both late and … Continue reading

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Rentz Pinot Blanc Alsace 2007

Domaine Edmond Rentz, Pinot Blanc, AOC Alsace, France, 2007 This wine: ostensibly varietal pinot blanc (but, see the preamble), coated natural cork closure, 13% abv, Vintage Wine bin end, £9 (09/17) Consumer tasting note: a pale golden hue on this … Continue reading

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Schlumberger Pinot Blanc 2012

Domaines Schlumberger, Pinot Blanc, Les Princes Abbes, AOC Alsace, France, 2012 This wine: lot no. none, a blend of 70% pinot blanc with auxerrois, fermentation in thermo-regulated tuns for 1-4 months, and matured for 7 months on the fine lees, … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Pinot Gris 2013

Josmeyer, Le Fromentau, Pinot gris, AOP Alsace, France, 2013 This wine: biodynamic, varietal pinot gris, vinified in stainless steel, no MLF; Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 13.5% abv, ex-producer, €15.60 (07/16) Consumer tasting note: a nose of ripe stone and … Continue reading

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