Winery Wines Files 10

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 region Alsace that are a class above normal AOC Alsace stands. The name is "Alsace Grand Cru" followed by an indication of the location on label, Although it was adopted in 1975, the first list of 25 locations was only published in 1983. In 1992 a new regulation came into force, at that time 50 locations in 47 municipalities were classified. The size fluctuates considerably, it is between 3.2 at Kanzlerberg up to 80 hectares at Schlossberg, An important prerequisite for the classification was or is above all the geological uniformity within a location.

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