Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer Cuvee Marie'01, Alsace, France
A luscious and elegant Gewurztraminer Special Cuvee from Alsace in France, crafted by Lucien Albrecht Estate, established and crafting wine since 18 generations.
Technical Data:100% Gewurztraminer. This Special Cuvee is hand-crafted from exclusively domaine-grown fruit. Named after Marie Albrecht, one of the two daughters of the current owner. This finely crafted wine is made from old-vine vineyards from a careful selection at the time of the harvest. Unoaked.
Description:Bright straw-yellow color. A seductive nose with aromas of quince, pear, honey and spices. Sweet full-bodied wine expressing ripe luscious fruit flavors with tropical fruits and quince, hint of honey laced with white pepper and some nutmeg too. Creamy and luscious texture with a litchi’s aftertaste and a long lasting clean finish.
Food Pairing & Service:Will be deliscious with all creamy dishes or any Asian food. For Christmas Season pair it with Foie Gras, personally that will be my favourite choice on that kind of wine! Serve chilled.
Suggested Retail Price:$27.99 in DC