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Date Printed: 12/27/2014
Adam Riesling Reserve 2004
Adam Riesling Reserve 2004
(search item no. 89216)
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PRICE ON 12/27/2014: $12.79

Winemaker's Notes:

The Adam estate is located in the heart of Alsace in the village of Ammerschwiher, which enjoys an exceptional microclimate of sunny, warm and dry days that guarantees ideal conditions for growing grapes. The region also recieves the least amount of yearly rainfall, only about 500mm per year. This ensures gradual ripening of the grapes and extremely aromatic wines.

Green apples, peach and pear flavors balance with a citrusy acidity and make this a great quencher any time of the year. Try it with traditional Alsatian-style choucrout.

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About Jean-Baptiste Adam:

The winery was founded in 1614 by Jean Baptiste Adam. Ownership has been traditionally passed down from father to son, from generation to generation. Today, the founder’s namesake, Jean Baptiste, is the current owner and general director of the estate. Jean Baptiste incorporates his knowledge gained from studying winemaking in Burgundy and business in Strasbourg with all that four centuries of tradition has taught him.

The Adam estate is located in the heart of Alsace in the village of Ammerschwihr, which enjoys an exceptional microclimate of sunny, warm and dry days that guarantee ideal conditions for growing grapes. The region also receives the least amount of yearly rainfall, only about 500 mm per year. This ensures gradual ripening of the grapes and extremely aromatic wines. The wines of Adam come from slopes with optimum exposure to sunlight. The vineyards are a mosaic of terroir and minerals consisting of gneiss, granite, shale and sandstone.