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2018 Riesling “Réserve”

Albert Boxler

Boxler, one of Alsace’s grand heavyweights, is one of those domaines whose wines are usually rather difficult to come by, as more often than not they’re snatched up at release and taken out of cellars to mark only the most important occasions. Most of Boxler’s wines are rare, powerful, and thought-provoking monuments. This Riesling has all the grandeur of the more famous Boxler cuvées, being sourced from declassified grand cru vines, but its crisp, fresh, easier style is for when you just need a good solid drink and not a major celebration.

Chris Santini

$67.00
Wine Type: white
Vintage: 2018
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Riesling
Appellation: Alsace
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Albert Boxler
Winemaker: Jean Boxler
Vineyard: 15 years
Soil: Granite
Farming: Organic (practicing)
Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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2018 Pinot Noir “Gallus”

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2018 Pinot Gris Grand Cru Sommerberg “Wibtal”

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Every three or four months I would send my clients a cheaply made list of my inventory, but it began to dawn on me that business did not pick up afterwards. It occurred to me that my clientele might not know what Château Grillet is, either. One month in 1974 I had an especially esoteric collection of wines arriving, so I decided to put a short explanation about each wine into my price list, to try and let my clients know what to expect when they uncorked a bottle. The day after I mailed that brochure, people showed up at the shop, and that is how these little propaganda pieces for fine wine were born.—Kermit Lynch

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