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2011 Domaine Ostertag Pinot Noir Fronholz
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89 Points | International Wine Cellar , September 2012

(aged in 20% used barriques):  Bright red.  Captivating aromas of ripe red cherry and strawberry.  Rich and dense but with rather austere red fruit flavors lifted by a pretty floral nuance at the back.  This is rich without being weighty and offers compelling sweetness and spiciness.  From 40-year-old vines (an Alsatian massale selection) that produced only 30 hectoliters per hectare in 2011.  Here's another example of a pinot noir that benefited from the warmer 2011 vintage.   

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