Albert Boxler Alsace Riesling 'Eckberg - Sommerberg Grand Cru' 2016

The Boxler family’s Alsatian roots date back to 1673, producing some of the region’s most serious white wines. The estate’s vineyards create soil-specific bottles based on distinct single-vineyard sites. ‘Eckberg’ comes from 45 year old vines rooted in stony soils, giving way to a flinty, concentrated wine, full of orchard fruit, citrus, mineral, and herbal flavors, showing a serious sense of place. Sophisticated & rich-- will age for 10+ years.
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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.
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Alsace, France

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.