2019 Léon Beyer Gewurztraminer, Alsace, France
ABOUT THIS WINE
Coming from 30+ year-old vines in limestone-rich soils, this intensely aromatic Gewurztraminer has the potential to age well. It pairs well with blue cheese and spicy cuisine from Chinese, Thai, Indian and Japanese.
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER
Founded in 1580, Léon Beyer is one of the oldest Alsatian family-owned estates. Owner Marc Beyer, 13th generation, along with his son, Yann Léon and daughter, Sophie Beyer, and a team of twenty members run the day-to-day. The estate farms 70 hectares, 20 of which are estate-owned with holdings in two choice Grand Cru sites; Eichberg and Pfersigberg. The farming is sustainable, and the winemaking is traditional with the use of modern techniques. The range is segmented into five categories; Classics, Réserve, Comtes d'Eguisheim, Vendages Tardives and Sélection de Grain