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Pierre Sparr Lieu Dit Altenbourg Riesling 2013 Wine Review

Pierre Sparr Lieu Dit Altenbourg Riesling 2013

Pierre Sparr Lieu Dit Altenbourg Riesling 2013

Alsace A.C., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Pierre Sparr

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Beautiful lemon sharp intensity on the nose and palate of this superbly well-made Alsatian Riesling. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering with racy acidity perfect for seafood and fresh shellfish. Lots of minerality, intensity and balance. Well-priced.

Riesling food pairings: feta cheese, grilled salmon with lemon sauce, duck liver pate, butternut squash risotto.

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This Pierre Sparr Lieu Dit Altenbourg Riesling 2013 was reviewed on October 3, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

An appetizing nose of apricot, bright lemon and minerality. The satin-smooth palate gives lots of apricot and lemon in a mouth-watering dry mouthfeel and lingering lemony finish that is very food-friendly. This will make your Thanksgiving turkey get up and dance!
Unbeatable value in a lovely Alsatian Riesling; will definitely buy this again.
The French term "Lieu Dit" on the label means a small vineyard within a larger appellation. These vineyards are subject to stricter winemaking laws regarding vine density, pruning, trellising, grape maturity and yields. - Community Wine Reviews

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