Wine Leon Beyer, Riesling Vendanges Tardives, Alsace AOC, 1995
Wine gentle light straw color.
The wine has a rich, rounded taste with well-integrated acidity, which is dominated by tar and peach notes and a long aftertaste.
The wine has a wonderful aroma with hints of fruit and captivating lemon peel.
The wine goes well with dishes of exotic cuisine.
"Riesling Vendanges Tardives" from the company Leon Beyer is made from grapes grown in vineyards Grand Cru Pfersigberg, which means "Peach Mountain". This wine is distinguished by the presence of so-called sludge ("tartricheskaya acid"), which is present in the wines of the northern regions: Alsace, Champagne and some regions of Austria. The taste of this slurry was absolutely no effect. On the palate "Riesling Vandazh Tarde", 1995 Rieslings are felt characteristic peach and tar pitch, appearing as a result of aging.
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 - famous English wine critic - speak positively of wines Leon Beyer: "Most wine 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."