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Jean Biecher & Fils Alsace Gewurztraminer 2013


Recommendation: A DELICIOUS Gewurztraminer.

Winery/Producer: Jean Biecher & Fils; Saint Hippolyte, France.

Grape Variety: Gewurztraminer.

Geographic Region, Appellation:Alsace, France.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $51.75

Purchased From: Britannia Restaurant on-board the Queen Mary 2.

Paired With: Chicken curry, basmati rice, cucumber raita, naan, and a poppadum.

Tasting:

    He said: Slightly chilled before drinking. Almost colorless, just a slight tint of pale yellow. Strong floral aromas. Slight creamy mouth feel and dry taste and a lingering finish that ends slightly tart. Absolutely PERFECT with the Indian dinner…in fact the food and wine were in a wonderful concert together. It was good drinking alone after dinner. A two thumbs up from me on this one.

    She said: How wonderful to enjoy this classic pairing with both an exquisite wine and divine curry! I wonder if there is a Gewurztraminer that I don’t like but I rejoice that such a good one was available tonight. Floral, floral and then more floral greeted the nose and palate. It’s smooth creamy texture and long tasty finish with a hint of grapefruit made it a stand-out. I wonder about the significance of its Alsace appellation.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 13%

Bar code: 3 332750 001875

Imported by: NA