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Date Printed: 10/25/2014
Pierre Sparr Pinot Blanc 2008
Pierre Sparr Pinot Blanc 2008
(search item no. 114566)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 10/25/2014: $8.99

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

Winemaker's Notes:

Light yellow with green highlights. This easygoing thirst quenching wine which reveals green apple and white flowers aromas; concentrated, dry, with a fresh citric acidity which balanced so well with all this fruit.
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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.