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2014 Riesling Grand Cru Sommerberg “Scheibenberg”

Albert Boxler

2014 Riesling <i>Grand Cru</i> Sommerberg “Scheibenberg” Albert Boxler - Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

A first from Albert Boxler! This parcel, planted on the steep granite slopes of the Sommerberg grand cru behind the Boxler home and cellars in Niedermorschwihr, is typically blended, but in 2014 the wine was too interesting to not be bottled separately. Drinking beautifully already, it can also, of course, be tucked away for future enjoyment. Vintage 2014 in Alsace gave Rieslings of impressive power, purity, and dry extract. Scheibenberg brings the additional qualities of finesse, balance, and pure pleasure.

Dixon Brooke

Vintage: 2014
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Riesling
Appellation: Alsace Grand Cru
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Albert Boxler
Winemaker: Jean Boxler
Vineyard: 20 years, 13.8 ha in total
Soil: Granite
Farming: Traditional
Alcohol: 14%

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About Alsace

Tragically, Alsace might be the most misunderstood wine region of France. In spite of its long history of viticulture and tremendous diversity of pedigreed terroirs, a past fraught with marketing mishaps has left consumers baffled as to what exactly to expect inside one of these mysterious tall, thin bottles.

The good news, on the other hand, is that a new wave of quality-oriented growers is working hard to put Alsace in its rightful place as one of the world’s most fascinating sources of fine white wine. By embracing tradition, respecting terroir, and making a concerted effort to better communicate the countless virtues their wines have to offer, they have succeeded in putting Alsace back on the map.

Crafted from a number of grape varieties and beautifully interpreting the region’s mosaic of soil types, our Alsace imports are by and large dry whites offering exceptional versatility at table. While each of these selections is ready to be uncorked tonight, the finest among them are also capable of maturing for many, many years in a cool cellar. Expect kaleidoscopic aromatics, lively acidities, and loads of terroir transparency in these skillfully crafted masterpieces. Enjoy a foray into the thrilling world of the world’s most underrated wine region, and certainly do not hesitate to contact our sales staff with any questions as you take off on this mouth-watering adventure.

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