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2015 Pinot Noir “Altenbourg”

Meyer-Fonné

2015 Pinot Noir “Altenbourg” Meyer-Fonné - Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

The 2015 is Felix Meyer’s inaugural “Altenbourg” bottling and it has come out of the gates with an electric start. This is a rich, ample, seductive wine with notes of tea leaves, strawberries, and blackberries, ready to drink now or in 5-10 years. Its class reaches that of many premier cru red Burgundies, so if you have not experienced the beauty of top-notch Alsace Pinot Noir, this is a perfect place to start.

Tom Wolf

$44.00
Vintage: 2015
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Pinot Noir
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Meyer-Fonné
Vineyard: 0.7 ha, planted in 1996
Soil: Marly limestone
Aging: Ages in neutral oak for 15 months and then 3 months in tank before bottling
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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