GEWURZTRAMINER GRAND CRU SONNENGLANZ JEAN BECKER

£29.95

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VITICULTURE
The renowned Becker family, whose winemaking legacy dates back to 1610, produces wines of the highest standard and, holds vineyards across five Grand Cru areas; Froehn, Schlossberg, Sonnenglanz, Praelatenberg and Schoenenberg.
WINEMAKING
Since 1999 production has been certified organic, reinforcing their attention to detail and respect for their unique terroir. The winery came to global attention in 1988 when their Muscat Selection de Grains Noble from Grand Cru Froehn vineyard was picked at a record breaking potential alcohol level of 26 degrees.
OAK TREATMENT
No.
TASTING NOTE
Sonnenglanz, meaning sun light in Alsatian, is well exposed with calcareous soils and perfect to grow Gewurztraminer. Aromas of exotic fruits and hints of peach, rose and Turkish delight. Ripe and juicy on the palate with sweet fruits well balanced with a refreshing acidity. This wine is slightly off-dry and is truly stunning.
FOOD MATCHING
Perfect as an aperitif or with exotic dishes.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
Blend: 100% Gewurztraminer
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Cork
Colour: White
Style: Still wine
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Organic: Yes
Biodynamic: No

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