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2005 Lucien Albrecht Amplus PInot Noir

13.0% alc., $55. Maison Albrecht is a family owned and managed winery founded in 1425 and now in its eighteenth generation. The estate has prestigious terroirs in Alsace. This cuvée was vinified by Jean Albrecht. Made from low-yielding vines. De-stemmed, cold soaked for 2 weeks, total maceration 5 weeks, aged up to 18 months in small Burgundy oak barrels. Imported by Pasternak Wine Imports, Harrison, NY. · This is an oak dominated wine yet has some appealing red raspberry and cherry flavors with refreshing acidity. Silky textured and relatively light in the mouth with a lively finish. Reviewed January 1, 2009

Winery: Domaine Lucien Albrecht
From article: More Sips of Pinot