Very fresh, bright young colour, pale pistachio green, slightly yellow and quite unctuous. Frank aromatic expression,...Read more...
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Perfekt til ost bursdagsmiddag 13.2 2010. Passer også til pinnekjøtt. Veldig god
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SummaryThe Hugel Gentil revives an ancient Alsace tradition that wines produced from a blend of noble varietals were called "Gentil".Terroir: The grapes used to produce Hugels "Classic" wines come exclusively from estate owned vineyards or from growers under long term contract surrounding the village of Riquewihr.Vinification: Hugel Gentil is a traditional Alsace blend of primarily Gewurztraminer paired with varying amounts of Pinot Gris, Riesling, Muscat and Sylvaner. Fermentation takes place in temperature controlled vats followed by natural clarification in neutral vessels over the winter. The wine is lightly fined and gently filtered prior to bottling in the spring.Beginning with the 2009 vintage, Gentil is bottled exclusively with the DIAM closure to avoid any risk of cork taint.Notes"Gentil has become a joyous, convivial wine whose arrival the Hugel family always awaits with impatience in the spring following each vintage.Gentil shows pure, fresh aromas, very fruit-driven and ...
Very fresh, bright young colour, pale pistachio green, slightly yellow and quite unctuous. Frank aromatic expression, delicately perfumed, of flowers (rose, jasmine), fruit (apricot, golden delicious apple) and spice (cardamom, saffron), with a lively and spring-like freshness.Refreshingly dry and full of charm on the palate, finishing on an agreeably fruity and perfumed note, both soft and suave.
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