Dmnes. Schlumberger `Les Princes Abbés` Pinot Blanc 2008(12x750mL), Alsace.

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Overview

Appellation: Vin d'Alsace

The wine is soft and rich at front, then reveals complex flavours of citrus, lime, rose petal, orange flowers and sweet almond. Beautifully integrated with lively, crisp acidity. Well structured and refreshingly light.

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Region:
FRA - Other French
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Expert Reviews

There’s pleasant lemon zest and brine notes in this dry Pinot Blanc. Rating 88 - Wine Spectator (NOV/2010)

Rounded and soft, with an attractive bite of fruit skin texture and lively fresh acidity. There is a touch of final minerality. Rating 87 - Wine Enthusiast (OCT/2010)

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright clear intense lemon with green highlight.

Aroma

Beautifully intense and fresh on the nose, the wine shows complex aromas of citrus fruits and delicate floral notes with a slight smokiness.

Palate

The wine is soft and rich at front, then reveals complex flavours of citrus, lime, rose petal, orange flowers and sweet almond. Beautifully integrated with lively, crisp acidity. Well structured and refreshingly light.

Food Matching

Shellfish or fresh goat cheese.

Winemaking Note

A blend of 30% Pinot Blanc and 70% Auxerrois. Pressed pneumatically. Static settling of the must. Fermented in temperature controlled tuns from 1 to 4 months. Raised on the lees for 4 months. Bottled within the year.

Vintage
2008
Region
FRA - Other French
Grape Style
Other White Varietals
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
12.75%

Winery Profile

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Domaines Schlumber is located in Guebwiller in Alsace and has been family owned since 1810. It is the largest Grand Cru vineyard holder in the Alsace region with 68 ha of vines of classic Alsace varieties of Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer in the Grand Cru of Saering, Kitterle, Kessler and Spiegel representing more than half the total Domaine plantings.

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