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2011 Domaine Albert Boxler Gewurztraminer Reserve
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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 Gewurztraminer Reserve

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

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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September 2012

(made from very old vines from the Heimboug of Turckheim, right above Clos Jebsal):  Medium yellow. Complex nose melds tropical fruits, honeysuckle, smoke and cured meats.  Glyceral-sweet yet somehow fresh, with ripe, full-bodied yellow fruit notes complicated by spices and marzipan.  Finishes very long and pure, with considerable nuance for such an in-your-face style of gewurz.  This is really excellent for an entry-level bottling, many of which are eminently forgettable.  You can hardly tell there's more than 50 g/l of residual sugar here.

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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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