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Domaines Schlumberger Gewurztraminer Grand Cru ‘Kessler’ 2010

Producer Information

Now run by the 6th and 7th generations, Domaines Schlumberger was founded in 1810 by Nicolas Schlumberger, who established vineyards on the renowned slopes above the town of Guebwiller.  These vineyard sites have a history of viticulture, having been planted since 207AD. Through successive generations the holding has grown to be one of France’s largest and finest domaines.

Vineyards

Domaines Schlumberger now own 130 hectares of vineyards, 70 of which are Grand Cru. The Kessler vineyard has pink sandstone soil and faces east, south-east, which protects it from north winds and cold air streams brought by the valley of Guebwiller. Yields are 35 hl/ha. Kessler produces structured and elegant wines.

Tasting Note

Golden yellow with perfumes of stone fruit, peaches and rose petals. A spicy character of saffron and white pepper combine with exotic fruits flavours such as mango. This wines is rich and honeyed with great complexity and a fleshy mouthfeel.

Food Pairing

Serve with roast goose or turkey, red pepper dishes, curry or even lamb chops.

Serving Suggestion

Serve at 12°C

Press

James Suckling: 95 Points

The Wine Advocate: 91 Points

AOC Alsace Grand Cru
100% Gewurztraminer
Natural Cork
13%
41.6 g/l
3.81 g/l

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