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2016 Pinot Gris “Dorfburg”

Meyer-Fonné

That grapes can be cajoled and fashioned to make such a liquid is miraculous. This aroma is beyond belief. For one thing, it does not smell fruity. At all. This is peat-like, smoky, with hints of nuts and honey. Usually such examples tend to be sweet or heavy, but this is light as a feather on the palate. Let’s call it ethereal.

Kermit Lynch

Wine Type: white
Vintage: 2016
Bottle Size: 750mL
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Meyer-Fonné
Vineyard: Planted in 1994, 0.35 ha
Soil: Oolitic Calcareous Marl
Farming: Organic (practicing)
Alcohol: 13.5%

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About Alsace

map of 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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