2004 Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Altenbourg Cuvee Laurence
Gewurztraminer - 750ML

  • WA 93
  • WS 92
  • IWC 92

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WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2008
Subtly alkaline and bracingly saline shadings in the nose of the 2004 Gewurztraminer Altenbourg Cuvee Laurence set the themes for what follows: remarkable refinement refreshment and striking minerality for this variety... Subtly alkaline and bracingly saline shadings in the nose of the 2004 Gewurztraminer Altenbourg Cuvee Laurence set the themes for what follows: remarkable refinement refreshment and striking minerality for this variety yet richness too. A carpet of rose petal and lilies; oceanic depth and salinity of minerals; and generous luscious peach and citrus cover the palate carrying into a buoyant intensely perfumed yet somehow delicate finish. The combination of botrytis and desiccation on these grapes seems to have worked some sort of magic in the context of both the variety and the vintage.
WS 92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2006
Intense and rich with a hint of sweetness that carries honey spice and especially mineral flavors which are particularly pronounced from the graphite aroma to the long salty finish. Drink now through 2012. 75 cases... Intense and rich with a hint of sweetness that carries honey spice and especially mineral flavors which are particularly pronounced from the graphite aroma to the long salty finish. Drink now through 2012. 75 cases imported. -BS
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, November 2006
Palish yellow. Pink grapefruit flower blossoms and intense spiciness on the expressive nose. Wonderfully pliant and opulent on the palate with terrific depth of spicy fruit and juicy balancing acids. Impressively pure and... Palish yellow. Pink grapefruit flower blossoms and intense spiciness on the expressive nose. Wonderfully pliant and opulent on the palate with terrific depth of spicy fruit and juicy balancing acids. Impressively pure and rich for the variety and the vintage. Finishes very long and thoroughly ripe. A great success.
Color & Type White
Varietal Gewurztraminer
Country France
Region Alsace
Sub-region Haut Rhin
Appellation Kayserberg
Vintage 2004