Wine Leon Beyer, Pinot Gris, Alsace AOC, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Leon Beyer, Pinot Gris, Alsace AOC, 2010
Wine delicate golden straw color.
The wine has a rich, rich, round, lush flavor with well balanced acidity and a long finish.
In the complex flavors of wine felt forest and slightly smoky nuances.
Great wine as an aperitif, goes well with fish in sauce, white meat. Recommended to be served cool but not frozen.
Freshness, rich fruit and limited yields are the hallmark of the 2010 harvest in Alsace. Berry also demonstrated excellent acidity and nice structure, which bodes well for a sufficiently large storage capacity.
Beyer Family produces wines from 1580, the region Eguisheim - the cradle of the Alsatian wine when Emile Beyer founded the "House of Alsace wines" (Maison de Vin d'Alsace), later renamed "Leon Beyer" (Leon Beyer). Today the company operates a representative of the 13th generation of the family - Mark Beyer. Beyer company pays great attention to product quality. In the production of wines using grapes grown on their own sites, as well as grapes purchased from neighboring farms.
The range of wines Leon Beyer offers the diversity of Alsatian wines: it presents traditional Alsatian varieties, ranging from Pinot Blanc and Sylvaner and ending with the prestigious Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris. Juicy sweet dessert or elegant dry wines - is the result of a skilful combination of modern production technologies and proven wine traditions. Hugh Johnson - the famous English wine critic - speak positively about the wines Leon Beyer: "Most of the wines of the company - courageous, powerful, compact, solid and dry and, I think, perfectly embodying traditional Alsatian style."
Leon Beyer wines - a perfect example of "gastronomic" wines. About 75% of the company's high-quality fine wines are exported. Leon Beyer wines can be found in the wine lists of the best restaurants in the world and the finest tables. In "The World Wine Encyclopedia Sotheby" (Sotheby's World Wine Encyclopedia) says: "Great house Leon Beyer is known for its very dry wines made not to win a medal, but in order to perfect accompaniment to your meal."