Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Furstentum 2008

SKU/Code: 
DB1381-08
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Gewürztraminer
Country: 
France
Region: 
Alsace
Bott-Geyl

From a half a hectare, biodynamically farmed plot with soils composed of calcareous soil with marl and sandstone. The vines are 25-45 years of age and planted densely at about 6250 vines per hectare. A five-month fermentation was followed by six months of aging on the fine lees.

150 cases produced. Sweetness Scale: 4/9.

91 points
"A rich and smoky version, with honeyed flavors of guava, toasted almond, lemon curd and paraffin. Racy acidity creates a beautiful sweet-tart interplay on the palate. Vibrant finish. Drink now through 2025. 150 cases made"
Alison Napjus,
Wine Spectator
, March 31, 2015