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2017 Pinot Blanc

Kuentz-Bas

Pinot Blanc is one of my go-to cooking wines. To be clear, I like to enjoy a glass or two while I’m cooking! I’ll often polish off a bottle with gathered company while we chop, roast, and chat away, nibbling on cheese and saucisson. Sometimes a cup of wine will even end up in a pot, its flavor melding with our vegetables of choice. Clean and crisp, undeniably Alsatian and highly versatile, this stony, bone-dry white will certainly whet any appetite and keep you coming back for more.

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Wine Type: white
Vintage: 2017
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: 70% Pinot Blanc, 30% Auxerrois
Appellation: Alsace
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Kuentz-Bas
Winemaker: Samuel Tottoli
Vineyard: 25 - 45 years, 4 ha
Soil: Loess, Silt, Limestone
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 12.5%

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About Alsace

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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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