Wine Leon Beyer, Riesling Selection de Grains Nobles, 1989
Wine of a beautiful golden color.
This wine has a rich, voluminous, velvety, generous taste incredible length.
Luxurious aroma of the wine is filled with hints of fruit.
The wine goes well with foie gras, dessert, fruit, like figs, rabbit dishes, seafood (langoustines, scallops, shrimp).
A unique and great wine "Riesling Selection de Grains Nobles", has full and sweet flavor with a great body, exceptional generosity and surprisingly long finish, made in the best years from grapes affected little noble rot. One of the best, fine white wines, Alsace has to offer!
"Riesling Selekson de Gran Noble" is made from Riesling grapes that grow on clay-limestone soil Grand Cru vineyards Pfersigberg, which means "Peach Mountain". Vinification is carried out by traditional method, in which it turns out is fully fermented sweet wine capable of long-term exposure - more than 20 years.
In 1989 he produced 900 bottles of fine wine is distinguished by its unique character. As in all other wine regions of France, in 1989, the harvest was exceptionally early. I must say that all the conditions that are necessary in order to have a completely successful harvest attended this year: the beginning of flowering - in ideal conditions, a magnificent old growth vegetation, complete freedom from decay and the rapid maturation of the grapes. Thus, 1989 is a year of extremely high quality harvest comparable to the year 1976, which wine connoisseurs still keep unforgettable memories.
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."