Pierre Sparr Altenbourg Riesling 2003

Riesling Riesling
Alsace, France

$16.95 (906016)

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October 11, 2008

Critic Reviews (6)

Vintages
Vintages

Rich and just off-dry, with vanilla cream, apple compote and mineral notes and a lacyhe texture. Glides to the long,...

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John Stewart
John Stewart

Certainly a fully mature Riesling here with candied fruit, lemon custard and sweet spice notes. It's off-dry, round...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Certainly a fully mature Riesling here with candied fruit, lemon custard and sweet spice notes. It's off-dry, round...

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Nancy Morgan
Nancy Morgan

A very light white with mild melon notes. Drink: 2008-2012. 

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Winecurrent
Winecurrent

Five years of ageing brought out the highly desirable honey, floral and petrol aromas in this gorgeously textured...

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Ted Able
Ted Able

Round, supple, balanced acidity, full mouthfeel, medium-long finish.

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Community Reviews (1)

Tyler Philp
Tyler Philp

Alsace produces is a different style of wine than most fans of Riesling are familiar with. Dry(ish) by comparison with crisp acidity and minerality; follows-up with a lovely citrus finish.

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