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Klevener De Heiligenstein Medaillé 2011 Wine Review

Klevener De Heiligenstein Medaillé 2011

Klevener De Heiligenstein Medaillé 2011

A.C., Alsace, France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Klevener De Heiligenstein

Agent: Carto Enterprise

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Lovely peach and pear notes with just detectable fruit sweetness that's perfectly balanced with acidity for Asian dishes and curries. Super tasty!

Food pairings: pork tenderloin, grilled chicken thighs, sausages and sauerkraut.

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This Klevener De Heiligenstein Medaillé 2011 was reviewed on October 12, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Gold Medal winner at the 2012 Concours Général Agricole in Paris. Klevener de Heiligenstein is a term used to denote wines made from the pink-skinned Savagnin Rose variety, and is specific to this area of Alsace. A cousin of Gewurztraminer, it is less aromatically intense and quite versatile with food. This wine offers up subtle notions of yellow plum, yellow cherry and lemon peel. In the mouth it’s juicy, smooth and focused, with tangy citrus-peel on the finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Aug. 2013

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