Albert Boxler Alsace Riesling 'Sommerberg Grand Cru' 2016
The Boxler family’s Alsatian roots date back to 1673, producing some of the region’s most serious white wines. Located in the Haut-Rhin, the estate’s vineyards create soil-specific bottles based on distinct single-vineyard sites. ‘Sommerberg Grand Cru’ Riesling is zesty and pure showing vivacious notes of crisp apple, lemon, and quince, with lime-like acid and a mineral-driven finish. Structured, age-worthy, & bright; very versatile on the table!
A versatile contender for ‘Greatest White Wine Grape in the World’ honors this German icon is not only insistently aromatic and mineral-rich but thrillingly acidic even at “sweet” ripeness levels.More wines with this grape
Nominally French appellation in and around Strasbourg, where the Rhine River forms the border with onetime-annexer Germany. Mostly aromatic whites from the cool foothills of the Vosges Mountains.