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Rene Mure Cotes-du-Rouffach Alsace Riesling 2009

$41.00

A celebration of the aromatic generosity of Riesling

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Rene Mure wines are fine and rich with beautifully mineral acidities. This is achieved in the vineyard where Alsace’s naturally long ripening season is enhanced by Muré’s exceptional south-facing slopes.

A celebration of the aromatic generosity of Riesling. Candied citrus, white stones, very floral and a hint of white pepper. The palate is lush and silky but with a zesty acidity that makes this a taut and clean experience. The length of flavour on this wine is really something to behold. This wine will last for a very long time.

Alsace

Currently a French territory after coming under German rule twice during the wars the Alsatians tend to think of themselves as being from Alsace first. Their language, culture and wines are all somewhat removed from the rest of the world. For instance, when it comes to aromatic whites no one can compare. Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris to name but a few all excel in this cold border region. Some wines can be expensive for the quality but the production quantities mean there are still many bargains to be had.

Riesling

One of the world’s most noble varieties and known transmitter of terroir. Riesling is an important variety for quality wine production although only makes up approximately 4% of the planted area. Wonderful wines are found in Germany, Austria, Alsace and Australia. They can be as dry as any wine you’ll taste or super sweet and luscious. It is a wonderful grape. See more about Riesling here.

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Weight 1.3 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 30 cm
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