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Josmeyer Gewurztraminer Hengst Grand Cru 2018

Alsace - Hengst - Grand Cru - Josmeyer

"A powerful and deep Wine with hints of spices."

La Revue du Vin de France: 18/20 -

Wine & Spirits Magazine: 89/100

$38.82
Bottle 0.75L
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Stored in air-conditioned cellar
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Data sheets
Grape varieties
Gewurztraminer 100%
Producer
Josmeyer

Josmeyer

The House Josmeyer has been harvesting and vinifying its Alsace wines since 1854. This very old House is located in Wintzenheim, an Alsatian locality near Colmar.

The vineyard, which has obtained the AB (organic farming) label, covers an area of about 28 hectares and is composed of 28% Riesling, 24% Pinot Blanc and Auxerrois, 21% Pinot Gris, 19%Gewurztraminer and 10% in Sylvaner, Muscat and Pinot Noir grapes.

Production is around 200,000 bottles depending on the year.

The vineyard produces wines on Hengst, a hillside at 360 meters above sea level on mainly limestone soil and Brand, a granitic terroir at 343 meters located on the Turckheim bench, both classified as Grands Crus.

Description Josmeyer Gewurztraminer Hengst Grand Cru 2018.

Gewurztraminer grapes are harvested by hand from the terroir Hengst, classified Grand Cru, and fermented in century-old casks and vats for one to four months.

A very low yield of 40 years old vines: 4000 liters per hectare. Degree of the wine: 14,5%.

In mouth: very mineral.

Nose: spicy touches such as white and gray peppers.

Pairing: a great wine with Asian, Creole or Mexican dishes spiced with curry, pepper, cumin. Fits also perfectly with cheeses such as Munster, Pont-l'évêque, Bleu de Bresse, Maroilles.

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