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2009 Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Altenbourg
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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Domaine Weinbach

Domaine Weinbach was established in 1610 by the Capuchin monks who also gave their name to the domaine's most prized vineyard, Clos des Capucins. The estate itself got the name Weinbach--which literally translates to "wine brook"--from a little stream that trickles through the property.

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2009 Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Altenbourg

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

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90 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2010

($39) Pale-medium yellow. Reticent aromas of stone fruits, caraway seed and flowers. Broad, lush, silky and sweet (43 g/l r.s.), with harmonious acidity and a tactile impression of extract giving shape to the wine and nicely buffering its 14% alcohol. This broad, full wine finishes quite smooth and long, with little in the way of phenolic bitterness.

91 Points | Wine Spectator
88 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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