Category Archives: Alsace

April 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Just a few wines to share with you for this brief review for April. Some like to say Rosé season is on the horizon.  I always say Rosé is 365 days a year and 366 on a leap year.  Rosé … Continue reading

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Pierre Sparr Alsace Pinot Blanc – 2008 – 8.7 – James Melendez

Notes of baked Fall fruit accented with slight nutmeg and other simmering spices and finishes with a scent of Bergamot. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 … Continue reading

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Zind Humbrecht Alscace Pinot d’Alsace – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Pinot Blanc and Pinot Auxerrois is the basis for this superbly high acid and notably dry wine.  This wine contains the essence of white flowers; truffle honey, pine nut, and Adriatic fig. ¡Salud! *** … Continue reading

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Domaine Allimant-Laugner Alsace Riesling – 2007 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This is a very dry Riesling–much drier than expected; slight and delicate touches of Meyer lemon zest, toasted almond and white floral notes.  A acid profile aptly suited to food. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Gustave Lorentz Alsace Pinot Blanc Reserve – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Wonderful acid base that envelopes pitted fruit characteristics with notes of white flowers, and the most mild spice signatures of ground cardamom and essence of vanilla. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Ziegler-Mauler Alsace Pinot Blanc – 2005 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine presents with supple floral notes with white nectarine, hibiscus, Citrus zest, and backed with a pleasant and lively acid. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com … Continue reading

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Lucien Albrecht Reserve Alsace Riesling – 2006 – 8.5 – James Melendez

First, it looks like a low score and it is–I had to deduct points for a synth cork–hated to reduce points–but I need to be consistent.  I have to say imagine this wine with either a screw cap or real … Continue reading

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