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Domaine Bott-Geyl

White wine 2011 Alsace Grand Cru AOC Pinot Gris "Sonnenglanz", Alsace, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.7%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: -
Registration number : #BG-L584

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 14 November, 2019
Editor note: Firm, deep, fairly tart nose, floral and earthy notes, hint of mushrooms and some yellow spice, prominent mineral notes, waxy traces, hint of bacon and herbaceous notes. Full-bodied, soft, ripe, candied, partly dried, sweet fruit on the palate, moderate acidity, light tannic grip, noticeable warm alcohol. good depth, touch of yellow spice and caramel, prominent macadamia nuts, hint of honey and candied onions, more caramel and yellow spice on a very good, sweetish, warm, spicy, alcoholic finish..
Best to drink: To 2028+

Highest appellation in the French wine-growing region Alsace, which is one class above the normal AOC Alsace. The designation is "Alsace Grand Cru" followed by an indication of the location on the label. Although it was issued in 1975, the first list of 25 sites was not published until 1983. A new regulation came into force in 1992, when 50 sites in 47 municipalities were classified. The size varies considerably, ranging from 3.2 hectares at the Kanzlerberg to 80 hectares at the Schlossberg. An important prerequisite for the classification was or is above all the geological uniformity within a location.

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