Hugel Pinot Blanc Amour (half-bottle) 1998

Pinot Blanc from Alsace, France

Price: $8.49
Item No. 14802
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Winemaker's Notes

Pale straw in color with an open, fresh, subtle aroma with vanilla highlights. It is soft and round, gently dry in the mouth and fuller than most Pinot Blancs.

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In the cellars, the oldest of which dates back to 1551, can be seen rows of oak wine casks, over one hundred years old, crafted by the forefathers of the present generation of Hugels now running the company. Near them is the oldest cask in the world still in use: the Sainte Caterine, which has a capacity of 8,800 litres. It was built in 1715, the year in which Louis XIV died. The...

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Learn About Alsace

Seventy miles long and two miles wide, Alsace is a beautiful, picturesque region situated along the border of France and Germany, nestled between the Voges Mountains and the Rhine River. These landmarks give Alsace an ideal climate for the white grapes that have become the mainstays of the region. Pinot Noir is also grown, with plantings of the grape increasing with consumer...

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Learn About Pinot Blanc

Pinot Blanc(pee-no blahnk) Pretty and Simple A mutation of the Pinot family, Pinot Blanc was once commonly mistaken for Chardonnay - it looks quite similar on the vine. But true Pinot Blanc lacks most Chardonnay characteristics. The grape is most at home in Alsace, where it is used both in blends as well as a sole varietal. It's also found in Italy...

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The Lady (whose name is unfortunately not remembered) remarked many times throughout that fated lunch how lovely the Hugel Pinot ...
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