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Alsace: Léon Beyer 'Réserve Personnelle' Pinot Blanc 2018

A full-bodied aromatic Alsace Pinot Blanc. It is a fleshy wine, with notes of apple, perfect with spicy cuisine.
Bottle
£13.95
Bottle (Case)
£167.40
Tasting Notes
This Pinot Blanc from Léon Beyer is a classic dry Alsace wine - fresh and fruity, elegant with a hint of spice, well-rounded yet delicate. A balanced wine, serve cool but not over-chilled - around 12 degrees C.
About this wine
Style White Wine, Sec, Full-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Alsace
Grape Variety (Cépage) Pinot Blanc
Vintage 2018
Cellarage Drink 2019-2021.
Vinification Hand-harvested grapes are pressed and allowed to ferment with indigenous yeasts in large oak barrels. Racking takes place prior to winter and the wine is bottled in the Spring, then cellared until the optimum release date. A small amount (2g/l) of residual sugar.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 12.5
Producer

Léon Beyer

Situated just outside the impressive medieval town of Eguisheim, the Beyer family have produced wine in these parts since 1580. The firm was formally founded in 1870 by Emile Beyer who was succeeded by a son and grandson, both named Léon Beyer and both mayors of Eguisheim in their day.

With significant Grand Cru vine-holdings in the communes of Eichberg and Pfersigberg and 23 hectares in total, this domaine has always championed impressive, dry wines that complement the famous gastronomy of the region. These days this important Alsatian house is ably run by Léon II's charismatic son Marc and grandson Yann. 75% of their production is exported.

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