Kuentz-Bas Riesling 2010

Riesling from Alsace, France

Price: $18.99 $15.19
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Item No. 120192
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

This wine expresses a complex nose of fresh fruit and orange, finishing with apricot and mentholated notes. The mouth is crisp, fresh and full of fruit, for this dry wine that reflects the best riesling varietal expression.

Riesling is a great match for salads, sausage, and seafoods such as shellfish, oysters, mussels, calamari, and crabs, but also pairs with warm or cold goat cheese, caviar, sushi, fondue, frog legs, escargot, and Choucroute.

Critical Acclaim

"Juicy, with a solid base of smoky mineral to the flavors of green apple, grapefruit zest and orange granita. Balanced, with a snappy finish."
89 Points

Learn About Kuentz-Bas

Winemaking has been part of both the Kuentz and the Bas family histories since the 18th century, and when a son of the Bas family married a Kuentz daughter in 1918, the two families joined forces combining the strongest of the vineyard holdings under one label. Hence the present name, Maison Kuentz-Bas. While many winemakers experiment with stylistic innovations today in Alsace ...

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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 Riesling

Riesling (REEZ-leeng) The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity. Most popular in...

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