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Pfaffenheim Cuvée Rabelais Pinot Gris 2011 Wine Review

Pfaffenheim Cuvée Rabelais Pinot Gris 2011

Pfaffenheim Cuvée Rabelais Pinot Gris 2011

A.C., Alsace, France

Community Score: 2.5/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Pfaffenheim

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Product: 999342

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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Off-dry but not cloyingly sweet. Fleshy ripe peach and pear fruit. Delicious!

Pinot Gris food pairings: spicy shrimp, calamari dishes.

This was reviewed September 15, 2012 by

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Tom Vigeant reviewed this wine as follows:

Floral nose with a hint of spice. Textbook Alsacian pinot gris mouthfeel: full and fleshy, slightly and pleasantly offdry. Juicy and sweet orchard white-fleshed fruit with a touch of honey, cantaloup and mild spice. Great for spicy Asian dishes, firm cheeses, pâtés and grilled white fish served with a melon salsa (follow me at sommeliertom.com).
A fine example of the off-dry style of Pinot Gris the Alsatians have been perfecting over 20+ years. Aromas of pear, spring flowers, cinnamon and ginger dominate this off-dry wine. Tremendous structure with lots of ripe fruit and a core of acidity to refresh. Try this winner. Source: Vintages Panel

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