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Pierre Sparr Gewürztraminer Alsace 2014

Member Review by WilhelmCF:

Think of Marilyn Monroe in a red cocktail dress.

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Member Reviews for Pierre Sparr Gewürztraminer Alsace

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Snooth User: WilhelmCF
4.00 5
Vintage: 2011 01/05/2015

Think of Marilyn Monroe in a red cocktail dress.

Snooth User: InWineTruth
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 10/07/2012

Bright, clear yellow-green straw hue, abundant aromas of yellow melon, yellow apple & pear with a hint of mineral; on the palate generous wash of crisp yellow pear and citrus with integrated wet stone and white flowers over a moderately long, balanced finish. Nice alternative to Chardonnay!

Snooth User: marksasqaure
3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 12/31/2009

I purchase this bottle for around $15 so it appears to be less expensive in Southwest Florida. Sparr bottles everything he ferments well so it's a good value here. There is just a hint of that sweet honey you get from the grapes in this part of Europe --I also get a subtle saffron essence in the Pinot Gris from Alsace...I know it's really weird. There is a very pleasant effusion on the palate after a swallow that is wonderful. I think Sparr's Pinot Gris goes well with saurkraut that has been cooked a long time with a garlic type sausage, raisins and mushrooms. It is excellent with freshwater fish but not a salt water fish. It's also good with turkey and most cheeses. This is a really decent wine for the price and pleases most everyone including many who don't like the Rhineland and Austrian wines.

External Reviews for Pierre Sparr Gewürztraminer Alsace

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Vintage: 2006 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesSuperb aromas of pear, peach, quince, honey, which offers a rich texture, excellent depth of fruit with an appealing finish; perfectly well balanced!

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Vintage: 2006 03/16/2010

Pierre Sparr Pinot Gris 2006 Reserve and all other wine from Pierre Sparr are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.

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Vintage: 2005 11/25/2009

Pierre Sparr Pinot Gris Reserve Alsace 2005 375ML Half Bottle

<p>This wine is a golden green color with crisp yet delicate bubbles that don&rsquo;t have too much bite. It has flavors herbs, citrus, and minerals, which combine in a balanced, creamy texture to give a refreshingly clean, dry finish. Perfect as an aperitif and served with shellfish.&nbsp;</p>


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