Domaine Schoenheitz Pinot Blanc Val Saint Gregoire 2016 - The Vineyard
757 Turnpike St. (Inside Stop & Shop Supermarket) - North Andover MA 01845 - 978-688-5005
Domaine Schoenheitz Pinot Blanc Val Saint Gregoire 2016
SKU: 21246

Domaine Schoenheitz Pinot Blanc Val Saint Gregoire 2016

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Category White Wine
Region France, Alsace
Brand Domaine Schoenheitz
A bright pale yellow colour with light gold reflections. A delicate nose which evokes fresh yellow fruits and also offers some notes of citrus fruits. A silky entry followed by a good development on the palate with a full body and a nice lingering finish on a touch of freshness. This full-bodied and fresh wine with fine and sober flavors is particularly easy to drink and to pair. This is an ideal all-purpose wine. A refreshing aperitif, or a clean-tasting complement to all kinds of dishes (assorted tapas, cold meats, pies, salads, asparagus, mild cheeses).
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Cultivated in the cool Munster valley (which was named Val Saint Gregorie until the Protestant reform 500 years ago), the 2016 Pinot Blanc Val Saint Gregorie opens with a very clear, intense and concentrated, yet fresh and precise, aroma of ripe and mushy yellow apples intermixed with earthy/mineral flavors. Pure, fresh and crisp on the palate, with a remarkable salinity, this is a gorgeously juicy and stimulating Auxerrois coming from 20- to 25-year-old vines on granite soils (rich in micas). The 2016 is perfectly ripe, has a remarkable mineral and phenolic grip and is highly attractive. One of the most pleasant Auxerrois I have tasted in Alsace. The wine was bottled with 13.2% alcohol and 7.5 grams of residual sugar (so it is not really dry, according to European standards) and comes along as a "all-purpose Pinot," ready to be paired with many kinds of dishes.

Stephan Reinhardt, June 2017