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Date Printed: 12/20/2014
Pierre Sparr Riesling 2010
Pierre Sparr Riesling 2010
(search item no. 115621)
Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/20/2014: $13.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pale yellow with green highlights. Aromas of lemon peels and green apples, followed by a slight aroma of banana. Smooth well balanced with soft acidity.

Drink as an aperitif or pair with chop-suey salmon fillet on fennel sauce, chard-casserole, shellfish or light fish terrine.

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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.