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2006 Josmeyer Gewurztraminer Hengst
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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Josmeyer

Current proprietor, Jean Meyer, is a well-known gourmand whose wines are among the most food-friendly of Alsace: vibrant, crisp and light on their feet.

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2006 Josmeyer Gewurztraminer Hengst

Producer: Josmeyer
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Gewurztraminer
Origin: France
Region: Alsace

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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2008

Bright, pale yellow. Reticent, elegant nose offers lemon and minerals. Sweet, creamy and essentially gentle in the middle; less complex than the 2007 but conveys a light touch. Slight suggestion of pineapple flambee. Silky in the middle but a bit firm-edged on the back.

87 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Alsace

Alsace has been almost pathologically ignored by the American wine-drinking public for generations--a real mystery in light of the great number of juicy, pure wines produced in this picture-postcard region of northeastern France.
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Gewurztraminer

One of the wine world's love-it-or-hate-it grapes, Gew├╝rztraminer is for many wine lovers the signature variety of Alsace. Its highly perfumed aromas of rose petal, smoked meat, lychee, grapefruit, and spices are immediate and captivating, although some examples lack refinement and seem a bit blowzy owing to low acidity and high alcohol. Gew├╝rztraminer is...
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