Gewurztraminer Reserve, Dom. Meyer-Fonné
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Gewurztraminer Reserve, Dom. Meyer-Fonné - 2018

Item # 33665 750mL
$31.96/ Single Bottle
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$383.52 $345.17/ Case of 12
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

This very aromatic and floral wine from the village of Katzenthal is from a producer who specializes in Gewürztraminer. The winemaker at Meyer-Fonné is a Zind-Humbrecht disciple, so there is some richness on the palate that is exquisitely balanced with acidity.

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Staff Pick Notes

Gewürztraminer is the most braggadocious of the noble grapes of Alsace. It makes itself known, and shows off all its riches from the first whiff onward. Meyer-Fonné 's Reserve bottling is redolent with its aromatic baubles. This is an unabashedly fragrant, floral, spicy, oily, and off-dry Gewürztraminer in all of its Alsatian glory. A wine to make the tulip fields of Holland bow down before it and pay respect. In this bottle are all one million of Alla Pugacheva's roses, with white pepper, a touch of residual sugar, and a slew of aromatic back up singers. Absolutely lovely with intensely savory foods. creamy cheeses, anything involving rosemary or sage. This wine hits all the right notes, right on the beat.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


Located on the eastern border of France, on the west bank of the Upper Rhine, adjacent to Germany and Switzerland, Alsace represents the intersection of two wholly different wine cultures that have given birth to a third. Once part of the Holy Roman Empire, Alsace was gradually put under French sovereignty during the 17th Century and eventually made one of the provinces of France. Yet, as...

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You won't likely forget your first "Gewürz," as they're some of the most distinctive and recognizable wines in the world. They are usually heavily perfumed with rich lychee and rose aromas. The variety is cultivated all over the world, but the best examples tend to come from Alsace: these are full-bodied wines with a golden color. The pink-skinned Gewürztraminer does best in cooler climates,...

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