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Jul. 21 2014

7-21-14 Word On Wine 2 Alsatians!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

Did you ever hear the one about 2 Alsatians who went into a bar?  I didn’t either nor am I likely to.  However, I did hear and taste two really nice wines from a very obscure corner of Alsace which I really loved!  The area is called Moselle and it is the most northern winery in France being right near Luxembourg!  The Winery is Chateau de Vaux and I loved both the white and the red!

1)2013 Moselle Blanc Ley Gryphées.  $18.  A really nice blend of 30% Auxerrois, 30% Muller Thurgau (a crossing of Riesling and Chasselas), 30% Tokay Pinot Gris and 10% Gewurztraminer.  Great acid nice minerality.  Bone Dry!  Yum!

2)2012 Moselle Pinot Noir – “Les Hautes Bassières”.  This was a cheeky little Pinot which had tons of cherries great tannins and at $22 a reasonable price tag.  Buy either of these with your eyes closed!

Here’s a nice link!  http://vosselections.com/Domains/1154.html

Enjoy the show and check out the wines…Frankly anything from Alsace rarely disappoints!

Jonathan Palevsky

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Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

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