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4.1
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Albert Boxler Réserve Edelzwicker

Albert Boxler
2017
2018
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Wine Type
White Wine
RegionAlsace
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Country
France
SubregionAlsace
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GrapesGewürztraminerMuscatPinot GrisRieslingSylvaner
Wine Description:
From the finest parcels in Niedermorschwihr, Jean Boxler, an Alsace benchmark, meticulously vinifies his wines, drawing inspiration from organic practices while eschewing certification. Unaided by additives, natural yeasts guide fermentation in ancient foudres over 11 months, expressing terroir in its purest form. This particular wine unfolds fruity notes of peaches and blood oranges on the nose, leading to a dry palate with a mineral backbone. The finish is subtly drying. Aeration is recommended before opening to unlock its full aromatic potential.
Pros:
  • Complex and well-balanced flavor profile
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Cons:
  • May not appeal to those who prefer single varietal wines
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User Rating:

4.1
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

The Albert Boxler Réserve Edelzwicker is a delightful wine from Albert Boxler. This wine is classified as an Edelzwicker, which is a traditional Alsatian blend of multiple grape varieties. It offers a harmonious combination of flavors and aromas that are sure to please the discerning palate. On the nose, the Albert Boxler Réserve Edelzwicker exudes a bouquet of fresh and vibrant fruit notes. Ripe apples, juicy pears, and hints of citrus dance together, creating an inviting and aromatic experience. Subtle floral undertones add a touch of elegance to the overall profile. Upon tasting, this wine reveals a well-balanced and refreshing character. Crisp acidity provides a lively backbone, while the fruit flavors continue to shine. The palate is greeted with a medley of orchard fruits, including apples, pears, and a touch of stone fruit. These flavors are complemented by a subtle minerality, adding depth and complexity to the wine. The Albert Boxler Réserve Edelzwicker is a versatile wine that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of dishes. Its vibrant acidity makes it a great companion to seafood, particularly shellfish and grilled fish. It also pairs well with light poultry dishes, salads, and fresh cheeses.
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