Wine Albert Boxler Riesling Alsace Grand Cru AOC Brand, 2007
Straw yellow with green reflections.
Taste wine lively, fresh, well-structured, with mineral and citrus shades.
The aroma of wine is thin and delicate, with hints of citrus and mineral notes.
The wine goes well with dishes of freshwater fish, fresh fruit.
Riesling Alsace Grand Cru AOC Brand - monosortovoe elegant wine with well structured fresh flavor and delicate aroma. Riesling wine is grown in the vineyard Brand, located along the eastern slopes of the Vosges Mountains. The upper layers of the soil - the complex, consisting of sandstone, granite and marl. The climate is generally characterized as continental mountains provide protection from the prevailing westerly winds. It is mostly grown grapes for fine wines - Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Muscat. The best-known varieties are Riesling vineyard Brand and Gewurztraminer.
Winery "Albert Boksler" - the family winery in the small town of Niedermorschwihr with a 300-year history. Currently, the company operates a grandson of Albert - Jean Boksler trained viticulture in one of the best French universities - the University of Montpellier. Back home in the mid-90s, Jean succeeded his father in the winery and in 1995 received his first crop. Economy "Albert Boksler" small, work here only 7 people - Jean, his parents, his wife and three workers. The winery is located in a historic building built in 1619. Here Bokslery live and work. Family Vineyards occupy 13 hectares around Niedermorschwihr. 80% of the vineyards are classified as Grand Cru, among them - the famous Sommerberg and Brand. Jean Boksler very carefully refers to the vineyards and vines growing with organic methods. His favorite variety is Riesling with great texture and fragrant Pinot Gris. Boksler annually produces about 5,000 bottles. Magazine "France Magazine 2007" wrote about the wines Albert Boxler, that "it is one of the most interesting wines of Alsace exclusively from grapes from their own vineyards. All Rieslings Bokslera very intense in flavor and structured, with an abundance of fine acidity."
Jean Boksler himself says: "My fault - not a classic and modern. My style - natural. Nature makes the wine, not me. We do not cater to customers, we work with the earth and care about its safety. It is an old tradition in our home."