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2009 Josmeyer Riesling Le Dragon
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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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2009 Josmeyer Riesling Le Dragon

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

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87 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2010

($50; 11 g/l r.s. with 6.1 acidity) Palish yellow. Ripe aromas of pineapple, herbs and white pepper, with a suggestion of lanolin. Fat in the mouth but with juicy acidity and brisk lemon-limey flavors for the year. No shortage of texture or intensity here. Finishes just off-dry, with a lightly dusty quality and a hint of positive bitterness.

89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
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