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Francois Baur Riesling Brand Grand Cru 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

"This broad white has dry, tangy acidity backing its ripe apple and star fruit flavors, with notes of black licorice, smoke and mineral. There's good intensity throughout, with a lingering, mouthwatering finish...90" WS 5/11

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François Baur:
Situated at the end of the valley of Munster, itself overlooking the town of Turckheim, the area enjoys remarkably long hours in the sun due to its south to south-easterly exposure. In addition, it rises to an altitude of 345 m, further benefiting from the cooling breezes found at these higher altitudes. Its substrata is of granite, on top of which mica alternating with sand. The soil is there... Read more
Situated at the end of the valley of Munster, itself overlooking the town of Turckheim, the area enjoys remarkably long hours in the sun due to its south to south-easterly exposure. In addition, it rises to an altitude of 345 m, further benefiting from the cooling breezes found at these higher altitudes. Its substrata is of granite, on top of which mica alternating with sand. The soil is therefore sandy and coarse. Its homogenous granite make up and excellent microclimate particularly favour the production of Riesling, Tokay Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer, the vines of which cover 57,95 hectares. Read less

"This broad white has dry, tangy acidity backing its ripe apple and star fruit flavors, with notes of black licorice, smoke and mineral. There's good intensity throughout, with a lingering, mouthwatering finish...90" WS 5/11

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