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 cuvĂ©e 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
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