ALBERT MANN PINOT BLANC AUXERROIS - 2007
12.5% alcohol. Vin D'Alsace.
Cool gold color with grapefruit, lime and Riesling aromas. Crisp lemon-lime-orange citrus, flowers, definitive acidity, yet smooth and lush. Some sweetness on the mid-palate. Great minerality, peach notes, and sharp-bitter hints on the finish.
SCORE & RECOMMENDATION:
What a sensational wine. This is a Riesling disguised as a Pinot Blanc. The peach, citrus, minerality is like a Riesling lurking underneath. Yet this wine has its own distinct style and character that keeps revealing itself. Drank over several days and paired with food it always delivered. At $15 a bottle, this is simply excellent.