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2011 Domaine Albert Boxler Pinot Gris Sommerberg
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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Domaine Albert Boxler

Based in the mountain village of Niedermorschwihr, just west of Colmar, Domaine Albert Boxler possesses 26 acres of organically farmed vines, the bulk of which are Grand Cru...

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2011 Domaine Albert Boxler Pinot Gris Sommerberg

Producer: Domaine Albert Boxler
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Grigio/Gris
Origin: France
Region: Alsace

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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September 2012

Pale color.  Sexy aromas of smoky peach, honey, white flowers and butter.  Sweetly spicy in the mouth, with lovely ripe acidity giving firmness to the rather creamy, smoky mid-palate.  The finish is long and mineral.  From the Wiptal portion of the Sommerberg (which is not yet indicated on the label), on a pure granite site facing full south.  Jean Boxler told me this vineyard is actually a clos (a walled vineyard) and could be given a specific name next year.

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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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Pinot Gris (aka Pinot Grigio)

Pinot Gris, called Pinot Grigio in Italy, is a noble variety that, unfortunately, doesn't always produce highly refined wine. At its best, in Alsace, where it's usually called Tokay Pinot Gris, the wines are extremely rich and honeyed, in either...
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