Dmnes. Schlumberger `Les Princes Abbés` Pinot Gris 2008(12 x 750mL), Alsace

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Overview

Appellation: Vin d'Alsace

Rich and pleasant on the palate, the wine shows intense flavours of ripe, juicy pears, quince, spicy liquorice and a hint of smoke with refreshingly crisp acidity. Very well structured with a nice persistent finish.

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

Expert Reviews

Soft-textured wine, open to spiced pear and apricots with kiwi fruits acidity. It takes a while before the bite of pepper and the richness come through. There is weight and intensity on the finish. Rating 88 - Wine Enthusiast (OCT/2010)

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright pale lemon green in colour showing its youth.

Aroma

The wine displays pleasant and complex aromas of ripe stonefruit such as quince and pear with a slight spicy notes of liquorice and smoked hop.

Palate

Rich and pleasant on the palate, the wine shows intense flavours of ripe, juicy pears, quince, spicy liquorice and a hint of smoke with refreshingly crisp acidity. Very well structured with a nice persistent finish.

Food Matching

To be served within 6 years at a temperature of 12°C. I like to serve it with a game bird terrine or riped cheese, pont l'évêque, livarot.

Vintage
2008
Region
FRA - Other French
Grape Style
Pinot Grigio / Gris
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
13.29%

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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