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Date Printed: 10/31/2014
Pierre Sparr Pinot Blanc 2009
Pierre Sparr Pinot Blanc 2009
(search item no. 114188)

PRICE ON 10/31/2014: $10.97

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Light yellow with green highlights. Fragrances of pears, lemon peels, and exotic coriander. Refined, well-balanced and refreshing.

Best served as an aperitif or with vegetable tureen, hay roast, different mountain cheese, pike-perches on leek, oranges and vegetables.

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About Pierre Sparr:

The Pierre Sparr estate was created by one of the oldest and most prestigious wine producing families in France's Alsace region, established since 1680. It produces an award-winning and diverse range of 32 different red, white, still, sparkling, dry and sweet wines and owns 80 acres of vineyards spread across five different Grand Crus – Brand, Mambourg, Schlossberg, Schoenenbourg and Sporen. Any additional grapes are purchased under strict quality control with other growers, for which Sparr pays a premium. In July 2007, passionate Alsatian winemaker Vincent Laillier was brought in to revolutionize winemaking at Sparr from vineyard practices through to bottling processes. Typical of the region, Sparr wines are rich in fruit and firmly structured. With a belief that mature wines are more exciting, the winery will regularly hold back top wines from the market until they are at their optimal drinking window.