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AOC Riesling 2018 – Jean Baptiste Adam

AOC Riesling 2018 - Jean Baptiste Adam
Written by Piero Pardini

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Credits: Jean-Baptiste Adam – Alsace – France

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

AOC Riesling 2018 - Jean Baptiste Adam

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Visual exam
Clarity: crystal- clear
Color: straw yellow
Consistency: consistent
Remarks: bright.

Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: complex
Quality: fine
Description: floral, fruity, herbaceous and mineral
Observations: the sample opens its range of aromas with floral notes reminiscent of acacia, white rose and jasmine, followed by fruity hints of yellow peach, pear and tropical fruits. Notes of wet grass, moss, and undergrowth, mineral closure of hydrocarbon, slate with a strong and pleasant flavor.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: hot
Polyalcohols: smooth
Acids: fresh
Tannins: – – –
Minerality: moderately mineral
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: balanced
Intensity: very intense
length: long
Quality: fine
Observations: a very interesting sample with an important flavor that invites you to repeat the tasting. Very intense and with a good persistence in the mouth.

Final remarks
State of Evolution: mature
Harmony: harmonious
Notes: an Alsatian single variety definitely worth trying, persuasive and very fresh. A pleasant discovery.


Pairing: appetizer of fresh cold cuts.

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Jean-Baptiste Adam
5 rue de l’aigle
68770 Ammerschwihr – France
Phone +33 (0)3 89782321

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
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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