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AOC Pinot Gris 2019 – Jean Baptiste Adam

AOC Pinot Gris 2019 - Jean Baptiste Adam
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: Jean-Baptiste Adam -Alsace – France

Wine: Pinot Gris
Variety composition: 100% Pinot Gris.
Denomination: Alsace AOC.
Soil Type: Marl-Clay-Limestone
Exposure: North-West
Village: Ingersheim
Altitude: 300m

AOC Pinot Gris 2019 - Jean Baptiste Adam

© Jean Baptiste Adam

Visual exam
Clarity: crystal-clear
Color: straw yellow
Consistency: consistent
Comments: bright and with light greenish reflections.

Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: complex
Quality: fine
Description: floral, fruity, herbaceous and mineral
Observations: The sample opens its range of aromas with notes of white flowers reminiscent of hawthorn, elderberry and jasmine. Followed by hints of apricot and peach fruits. Slight nuance of tomato leaf. Mineral closure of wet gravel, flint and silica.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: warm
Polyalcohols: smooth
Acids: fresh
Tannins: – – –
Minerality: moderately salty
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: moderately balanced
Intensity: intense
Length: long
Quality: good
Remarks: to the taste the wine is quite balanced, with good acidity and a good persistence. Pleasant to the sip.

Final remarks
State of evolution: mature
Harmony: moderately harmonious
Note:

Rating:
3

Food matching: zucchini and shrimp risotto.

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Jean-Baptiste Adam
5 rue de l’aigle
68770 Ammerschwihr – France
Phone +33 (0)3 89782321
E-mail: jbadam@jb-adam.fr
Website: https://www.jb-adam.com

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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