|Region:||France » Alsace » Ammerschwihr » Alsace Aoc|
It can be tricky, this variety, especially at this price point; too often it's perfectly pleasant, appley and fresh, but just a bit ... dull. This, however, is what you hope for: a beautiful golden colour, perfumed, almost viognier-like asparagus nose,...
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Varietals Produced by Château d'Orschwihr View all
Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...
History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
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Château d'Orschwihr on Snooth
Very lush with candied citrus and honey notes. Strong, but well balanced acidity. This is the extreme end of Alsatian Pinot Gris -- far more over the top than typical offerings. Read More
The nose shows peaches and light sweet citrus notes along with white flower petals.The palate includes crisp honey green apple with some nice acidity on finish. Read More
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Apr 5, 2010
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It can be tricky, this variety, especially at this price point; too often it's perfectly pleasant, appley and fresh, but just a bit ... dull. This, however, is what you hope for: a beautiful golden colour, perfumed, almost viognier-like asparagus nose, and a clean, red apple palate with unexpected complexity and a mouthwatering tangy finish that... Read More
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Sharp mineral on the nose, then nail polish on the mouth. I would only drink it to be polite. Read More
The pale golden color and honied petrol on the nose are much more friendly than the palate of this wine. However it is crisp and mostly balanced, and I do like the lingering nutty finish. Read More
Great rich petrol and mineral nose, really hints at a promising wine. Sadly i am denied! Its not bad, just average. There's some petrol and minerality, but the richness is lost and in comparison seems insipid. Overall average Read More
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