Baron Albert

Albert Boxler

Réserve Alsace Gewürztraminer 2018

It’s no wonder Gewurztraminer is one of the four noble grape varieties in Alsace, France. 👏👏👏 It’s uniquely expressive, perfumed, rich, and oily with youthful and pronounced aromas 👃 of lychee, açaí, papaya, mango, pineapple, also sweet spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and rose, stargazer lily, elderflower, and wet stone. 🤩🤩🤩

👁 This wine is deep gold. 👄 It’s dry with a modicum of residual sugar. It has medium acidity, a medium(+) body, medium alcohol, and pronounced flavors, consistent with the nose, including notes of lychee, açaí, papaya, mango, pineapple, also sweet spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and rose, stargazer lily, elderflower, and wet stone. The finish is medium(+).

We’ve paired this wine with grilled vegan brats and roasted zucchini.

Albert Boxler, Gewurztraminer, Vintage 2018, ABV 13.5% (on the cusp of high alcohol).

Cheers to it almost being the weekend(?)!
— 19 days ago

with Deked1
Deked1, Bob and 26 others liked this
Peter Sultan

Peter Sultan

One of my fave producers- always deep, nuanced but prices have become more prohibitive over the years, especially the Rieslings- May I ask how much your bottle was?@Vanessa


@Peter Sultan Of course! The price was $37.00. I bought it directly from Kermit Lynch’s e-commerce site.
Peter Sultan

Peter Sultan

Thanks@Vanessa ! Before Kermit, Boxler was part of Robert Chadderdon’s portfolio, before he sold it- his prices were rigidly set for Boxler. But these are exquisite wines, if not several notches more expensive, I think.

Albert Levasseur

Trait de Saison Brut Champagne Blend

Showstopper, creamy mouthfeel, balanced ripe and underripe fruit. More please. — 16 days ago

Romain, Joshua and 1 other liked this

Maison Albert Bichot

Les Charmes Morgon Gamay 2015

Cherry liqueur, mushroom/meat secondary, comes together nicely with acidity driving it through. Not old by any means but would be even more enjoyable a year or two earlier in age — a day ago

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron

Baron de Pichon-Longueville Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 1994

An off vintage purchased on futures that is enjoyable showing nice fruit, tannin structure, cedar, leather, spice box, forest floor & tobacco. — 15 days ago

Tom, Eric and 14 others liked this

Baron Philippe de Rothschild

Mouton Cadet Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend 2018

Fine everyday wine. Full bodied, only a little fruity. — 9 days ago

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron

Les Tourelles de Longueville Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

Quite aromatic & very fresh. Airy & light yet with beautiful ripe red & black fruit and some warm stones.
Very complete, harmonious & elegant on the palate - seamless with dusty ultra fine tannins and an elegant long finish.
This is drinking beautifully right now!
(No decanting necessary)
— 10 days ago

Pinotman, Keith and 2 others liked this

Baron Philippe de Rothschild

Réserve Mouton Cadet St. Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2017

You must give this some time. Let it open up. Pretty enjoyable there after. — 9 days ago

Michelle, Aravind and 13 others liked this

Albert Morot

Aigrots Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2009

Very good.. cherry finish — 3 days ago

Baron de Ley

Blanco Reserva Tres Viñas Rioja Viura Blend 2017

Jan A

Big, heavy blend of rioja native grapes, yeasty nose, oaked, butter, vanilla. Excellent — 24 days ago

Eric, Dick and 13 others liked this