Jean Marc Bernhard Wineck-Schlossberg Grand Cru Riesling 2016
WE’RE. NOT. WORTHY! Grand Cru, 91-POINT, 100% organic, single-vinyard, electrifying, epiphany-causing, captivating Alsatian brilliance from a property dating back to the 16th century (!), literally UNOBTAINABLE in the USA (that’s why we go there every year, to dig these treasures up!!)!
Oh BABY! This is the real-deal, Grand Cru Riesling from northern France, in Alsace near the Vosges mountain range. The vineyards are spectacular --- and ANCIENT. Check out this drone video to get a sense of the awesomeness. We discovered Jean Marc’s fantastic, crisp, tangy and crazily complex wines last year during a mad 24 hours in Alsace. Upon tasting, we immediately bought anything he would sell us (most of the Grand Crus are in super-small quantities) --- so...please, especially with our wicked-low price today, we must insist that you try this. Even better, try it with a “flammekuche” like we did (a typical thin flatbread pizza with cream, onions and bacon, nothing wrong with that!!). Goodness, we’re gettin’ sweaty just thinking about it. So good. MMM!
SO --- the noble Riesling from this magical vineyard is made in a dryer style than what you might typically get in Germany (also, modest alcohol at 12-13%). Not quite bone-dry, but close -- it SOARS with apple fruit, apple skin, Meyer lemon, and sour candy flavors, oh-so cool, invigorating, minerally, brisk and uber-fresh. Thrilling, yes yes. The finish is amazing. So long. This is FANTASTIC with Thanksgiving food, we might add --- well, you get the idea, sorry to go on so long!! Very little to go around!
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