Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2008 Cave Turkheim 12.5% 75cl

Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2008 Cave Turkheim 12.5% 75cl

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Key Info

Type White
Country France
Region Alsace
Vintage 2008
Grape Riesling
Style White - Aromatic
Strength 12.5%
£10.49

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Description

Very pale green in colour. Highly aromatic, with notes of citrus, grapefruit and other exotic fruit. The taste is quite full, fruity and long with a good crisp finish. The garpes used come from vines that are over 30 year old - rich and concentrated whilst remaining dry and racy.

Press Quotes

2008 Vintage: "Complex, rich nose with floral notes mixing with lemon zest, stoned fruit and mineral hints. Honeysuckle continues onto a crisp, nicely balanced palate with a waxy note on the finish. 'Offer By the Glass to encourage people to try good Riesling,' said Ransome's Dock's Martin Lam. Match with pork." Sommelier Wine Awards 2013, Judges Comments

2008 Vintage: "enhanced aromatics, honey and lemon, real drive and energy on the palate. Long elegant finish." International Wine Challenge 2012

2008 Vintage: "Showing some development, all agreed, this is great entry level Riesling. 'Fresh, clean and mineral, with good acidity and a fine balance between the green apple and stone fruit flavours, and almond notes,' said Irina Atanasova, Madison Restaurant. 'Complex, showing some lovely structure lemon fresh with waxy character,' said Coq d'Argent's Olivier Marie. Aperitif or with crustacea or smoked salmon." Sommelier Wine Awards 2012 2007 Vintage: "Fresh and rich with good fruit and appley floral notes. Lovely full-flavoured, balanced fruit. Evvolving nice and slow." Judges Comments, Decanter World Wine Awards 2010

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