Rieflé "Bonnheur Fertif" Cremant de Alsace

SKU #1114187

A blanc de blancs made from equal parts of Auxerrois and Pinot Blanc, this Cremant d'Alsace is a an excellent aperitif or table sparkler. Grapes are grown on deep soils that ripen grapes well as well as hilltop sites that promote good acidic structure in the wine. A floral and fruity nose with brioche notes introduces a palate with fine beads, good fruit and a firm dryness.

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By: Melissa Smith |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 4/1/2014  | Send Email
Balanced , with baking spices, and great texture. The Auxerrois grape of Alsace (also known as Luxembourg in Germany) is a close relative of Chardonnay and often blended with Pinot Blanc to make Cremants in Alsace.

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Other White Wines

Country:

France

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Alsace

- A region and appellation in France that has been a part of both France and Germany throughout history. Geologically isolated from both countries, Alsace has also maintained much of its own culture and wine tradition, while also being influenced by the traditions of both countries. Alsatian wine is easily recognized by it traditional tall bottles. Alsatian wine makers produce a unique style of varietal wine, 90 percent of which is white.