Joseph Phelps Eisrebe (375ML) 2010

Dessert from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 117648
  • ST92
  • WE90
Alcohol By Volume: 8.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2010 Eisrebe Scheurebe has delicate aromas of apricot, candied pineapple and orange blossom. Characteristics of crushed rock and honey meld along with balanced acidity and a viscous texture lend to the long-lasting and refreshing finish. This wine's balance, sugar level and low alcohol combine for a long, graceful aging highlighted by intense stone fruit and layers of caramel.

Critical Acclaim

"Pale gold. Peach, apricot, orange oil and clove on the come-hither nose. Sweet and concentrated but juicy rather than thick, with bracing acidity (11 grams per liter!) and a saline quality leavening the exotic orange, pineapple and tangy apricot fruit flavors. Slightly high-toned but very pure, penetrating and light on its feet--and long on the aftertaste. A lovely sweet wine."
92 Points

"Made from the Scheurebe variety that Phelps has worked with for many years, this is an enormously sweet dessert wine. It tastes like apricot liqueur, tangerine jam and honeyed iced tea, with all kinds of spicy, buttery notes. Could be brisker in acidity, but it certainly flatters the sweet tooth."
90 Points

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned winery committed to crafting world class, estate-grown wines. Founded in 1973 when Joe Phelps purchased a former cattle ranch near St. Helena in the Napa Valley, the winery now controls and farms nearly 375 acres of vines on eight estate vineyards in St. Helena, the Stags Leap District, Oakville, Rutherford, Oak Knoll District, Carneros...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Other Dessert Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites: Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected Semillon grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity. Don"t discount Sauternes' neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...

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