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2008 Domaine Barmes-Buecher Gewurztraminer Hengst Vendange Tardive
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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Domaine Barmes-Buecher

Husband and wife team Francois and Genevieve Barmes created Domaine Barmes-Buecher in 1985 from family land owned since the 17th century. Today, after the death of Francois, Genevieve carries on their life’s work, managing 30 acres in Alsace, around the towns of Wettolsheim, Turckheim, and Wintzenheim.

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2008 Domaine Barmes-Buecher Gewurztraminer Hengst Vendange Tardive

Producer: Domaine Barmes-Buecher
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Gewurztraminer
Origin: France
Region: Alsace

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92(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2010

(12.8% alcohol, 98 g/l r.s. and 6.6 acidity) Bright medium gold. Hints of pungent clove and mocha on the youthfully closed nose. Then surprisingly tangy on the palate, but less showy today than the Pfersigberg, offering concentrated flavors of apricot, spices and golden raisin. Conveys an impression of very firm acidity. This will require patience.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
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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, Gewürztraminer 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. Gewürztraminer is...
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