An emblematic domain of the Alsace region, Albert Boxler comprises 14 hectares of which half are classed Grand Cru. Founded towards the end of the 1940s, the domain favours clean and careful growing. In any case, the vines planted on steep terrain cannot be reached by machines. The treatments used are organic and the yields are masterful. In the cellar, indigenous yeasts carry out their work, and the wines are matured in old barrels in order to avoid a flavour that is marked by wood, and stirring is banned. The current owner, Jean Boxler, seeks before all else to highlight the particularities of the grape varieties and the terroirs through fine, taut and crystalline wines.
About the cuvée
Le pinot blanc d'Albert Boxler présente une robe or clair de laquelle s'échappe un bouquet primaire marqué par des notes de fruits blancs, de poivre blancs, d'agrumes et de fruits exotiques. La bouche concentrée et ronde est équilibrée par une belle et grande fraîcheur et une finale saline. Voici un vin qui trouvera une place de choix autour de mets à l'acidité bien présente comme du poisson ou du fromage de chèvre.
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