domaine weinbach, pinot gris altenbourg quintessence cuvee d'or selection de grains nobles 2017
ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
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2017 domaine weinbach, pinot gris altenbourg quintessence cuvee d'or selection de grains nobles

Why We're Buying

Alsace doesn't get as much love as Burgundy, Bordeaux, or Champagne. Domaine Weinbach is working to change that with Pinot Gris Altenbourg Quintessence de Grains Nobles. The dessert wine has an opulent complexion that balances richness and depth with energy and sweetness. According to Wine-Searcher.com, it's the second most expensive wine from Alsace and one of the five most well-regarded by critics.

Critics Scores

ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
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Robert parker's Wine Advocate

The 2017 Alsace Pinot Gris Altenbourg Selection de Grain Nobles Quintessence is spicy and very clear on the nose, with perfectly ripe pineapple aromas. Intense and refined on the palate, this is a very aromatic, elegant and salty Gewurtz with stunning, almost Riesling-like finesse. A great wine.