Dirler-Cadé "Lieu dit Bux - Pinot Gris" 2015100% Pinot gris
Complex and round. Rubber, lemon curd and a hint of basil.
The Lieu dit Bux Pinot Gris 2015 from Dirler-Cadé estate has a pale golden colour.
On the nose it comes through with rubber and wet stone plus a round lemon curd note, it also has the freshness of white flowers. There is a hint of basil. It’s mineral. A complex, lovely nose.
On the mouth it’s viscous, round, full yet fresh.
On the palate there are compensate the the fullness of the wine. Bitter almond on the finish which is long and persistent.
It’s a great wine, demi-sec so it’s skewed towards a round, viscous sweetness well balanced with its freshness. Great with spicy food.
Lieu dit Bux - Pinot Gris
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Dirler-Cadé estate is located in Alsace. It was first created as Dirler Wines by Jean Dirler in the village of Bergholtz in 1871. Still family run, the estate was named Dirler-Cadé in 2000 after the winery took over Ludivine’s Cadé parent’s plots of vines. The business operates 18 hectares (43.2 acres) of vines, 42% of which are classified Saering, Spiegel, Kessler or Kitterlé Grand Cru.Link to here...
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Alsace is a cultural zone and a territorial collectivity in Eastern France, bordering Germany and Switzerland on the west side of the upper Rhine. It had a population of 1,889,589 people in 2017.Link to here... | Derived from 'Alsace' on Wikipedia
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A white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera, Pinot gris, pinot grigio, or Grauburgunder is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. It is thought to be a pinot noir mutant clone with a grayish-blue fruit, hence the name, but the grapes can range in color from brownish pink to black and even white. The grapes grow in small pine cone-shaped clusters, which may have given it the name pinot. This grape’s wines range in color from a deep golden yellow to copper and even a light shade of pink, and it’s one of the most common grapes for skin-contact wine.Link to here... | Derived from 'Pinot gris' on Wikipedia