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Alsace Grand Cru Kaefferkopf AOC Riesling 2017 – Jean Baptiste Adam

Written by Piero Pardini

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Credits: Jean-Baptiste Adam

Wine: Riesling
Variety composition: 100% Riesling.
Denomination: Alsace AOC.
Soil Type: Marl-Clay-Limestone.

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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
Remarks: opening with hints of pot pourri of fresh white flowers from the field, followed by notes of white-fleshed fruits such as apple, peach and pear, but also marked notes of tropical fruits. Herbaceous notes reminiscent of undergrowth, freshly mown grass and wet moss. The closure is mineral gunpowder, silica and flint.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: warm
Polyalcohols: smooth
Acids: fresh
Tannins: – – –
Minerality: moderately mineral
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: balanced
Intensity: intense
Length: long
Quality: good
Remarks: a decidedly well structured and acidic sample. A flavor that invites you to sip, balanced.

Final remarks
State of Evolution: mature
Harmony: harmonious
Notes: persuasive and very fresh sample.

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68770 Ammerschwihr – France
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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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