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2017 Gewurztraminer Réserve

Meyer-Fonné

As usual with Félix’s Réserve cuvées, this wine is a blend of fruit from various parcels across all of his holdings (including no less than three grands crus in this case), planted in sandstone, granite, and limestone. The incredibly complex aromas soar out of the glass with an underpinning note of rose petal, the full-bodied and almost oily texture is classic, and the finish really sets it apart—long, stony, and fresh. Meyer’s wines will never leave your palate tired; you will always be craving another sip. I can name no other grower whose bottles more consistently provide so much drinking pleasure.

Dixon Brooke

Wine Type: white
Vintage: 2017
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Gewurztraminer
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Meyer-Fonné
Vineyard: .8a, Planted in 1969 and 1999
Soil: N/A
Farming: Organic (practicing)
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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A good doctor prescribed the wine of Nuits-Saint-Georges to the Sun King, Louis XIV, when he suffered an unknown maladie. When the king’s health was restored the tasty remedy enjoyed a vogue at court. Lord, send me a doctor like that!

Inspiring Thirst, page 117

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