Wine Leon Beyer, Pinot Gris Reserve, Alsace AOC, 2005
Wine gentle light straw color.
The wine has a rich, rounded taste with well-integrated acidity, the dominant tones of dried fruit, subtle shades of citrus and pleasant aftertaste.
The wine has a wonderful fragrance with captivating shades of yellow plum, cherry and lemon peel.
Great wine as an aperitif, goes well with foie gras, white meat in a creamy sauce.
"Pinot Gris Reserve 2005 - is ripe flavors of lemon and butter notes of crushed stone. The wine has a sweet, fruity and fresh taste with a pronounced acidity, delicate citrus and peach tones and slightly sweet aftertaste. Vintage 2005 more classic than others," Pinot Gris " this estate ... "- Stephen Tanzer.
Beyer Family produces wines from 1580, the region Eguisheim - the cradle of the Alsatian wine when Emile Beyer founded the "House of Alsace wines" (Maison de Vin d'Alsace), later renamed "Leon Beyer" (Leon Beyer). Today the company operates a representative of the 13th generation of the family - Mark Beyer. Beyer company pays great attention to product quality. In the production of wines using grapes grown on their own sites, as well as grapes purchased from neighboring farms.
The range of wines Leon Beyer offers the diversity of Alsatian wines: it presents traditional Alsatian varieties, ranging from Pinot Blanc and Sylvaner to the prestigious Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris. Juicy sweet dessert or elegant dry wines - is the result of a skilful combination of modern production technologies and proven wine traditions. Hugh Johnson - the famous English wine critic - speak positively about the wines Leon Beyer: "Most of the wines of the company - courageous, powerful, compact, solid and dry and, I think, perfectly embodying traditional Alsatian style."
Leon Beyer wines - a perfect example of "gastronomic" wines. About 75% of the company's high-quality fine wines are exported. Leon Beyer wines can be found in the wine lists of the best restaurants in the world and the finest tables. In "The World Wine Encyclopedia Sotheby" (Sotheby's World Wine Encyclopedia) says: "Great house Leon Beyer is known for its very dry wines made not to win a medal, but in order to perfect accompaniment to your meal."