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Domaine Bernhard & Reibel Gewürztraminer 2005, A.C. Alsace
very light yellow with green.
Nose: expressive, spicy, flowery (rose petals), fruity (lychee's) and with impressions of honey, both fresh and a touch sweet, clean and attractive.
Taste: medium-bodied, medium intense, fresh, some restrained sweetness, round, mild, spicy, herby, impressions of rose petals, lychee's, tea and some honey, clean and refreshing, well balanced.
Finish: medium intense, expressive, fresh, clean, with alcohol, herbs, spices, flowers and some honey, clean and honest style.
* A refreshing, modest and
honest Gewürztraminer, round and smooth with a tiny touch of
sweetness, spicy-fruity (lychee's), flowery (rose petals) ripe and
mild, aromatic and well balanced, good and pure eco-wine.
- Drink this wine when it
is still young and fresh. It can age to a certain extend, but this does
not bring much extra to this wine. Drink before 2009.
- A remarkably consistent "basic"
organic Gewürztraminer from a strong minded and quality oriented producer,
providing all you expect from a good and sound Gewürztraminer;
smoothness, roundness and as a bonus a delicious freshness that
balances the low-key sweetness very nicely. An honest and
A far cry from the over-heavy and sweet Gewürztraminers too often
on the shelves. The more luxurious cuvée's (e.g.) Hahnenberg from the same producer
posses more depth, concentration and refinement, but sell at other
- tasted: 05-12-’06
- estimated retail price ca. 9 euro
- average production: ca. 4.500 bottles
- Domaine Bernhard & Reibel Earl., 20 Rue de Lorraine, 67730 Châtenois, tel.: + 33-388 82 04 21 / fax.: + 33-388 82 59 65 / e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, web site: www.domaine-bernhard-reibel.fr