Volkacher Kirchberg Trocken Silvaner 2011, Qualitätswein, Franken

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Germany

$10.75 (314880)

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Franken, or Franconia, is the German wine region known for two things: the uniquely shaped Bocksbeutel or “Franken bottle” (as opposed to a “Franken stein”), and also zesty white wines made with the Silvaner grape. This dry version delivers crisp green apple and garden herb notes, with a vibrant streak of acidity giving delicious zip on the palate. A fine choice for lake fish or seafood.
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February 02, 2013

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This sylvaner has a mild nose of pithy pear skin, wildflower and a vaguely herbal green tea scent. It's light bodied,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Bright, clean, lively, quite fruity and crystalline example of sylvaner. Length, depth and complexity are average,...

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