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Domaine Bott-Geyl
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2012 Alsace Grand Cru AOC Pinot Gris "Sonnenglanz", Alsace, France

Firm, nutty, fennel-like and very delicately smoky aroma of ripe, partly dried yellow fruits with dried-vegetable to herbal nuances, yellow spice, beeswax and some minerality. Ripe, melting, partly preserved, dried and candied yellow fruit, moderate acidity but plenty of grip from friable tannins, persistent, yellow-spicy, somewhat floral and red berry, smoky traces, distinct minerality, multilayered, good depth, certain warmth, tobacco nuances, very good to long, firm, juicy, sweet and at the same time tart-spicy finish with plenty of grip.

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Last reviewed: 17 August, 2021
Price: 25.00 € Find+Buy
Type: Weißwein(White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Organic labeling: Biodynamic wine, Organic wine, Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Pinot Gris 100%
Registration number: 378940

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