2020 Pierre Sparr Riesling Schoenenbourg

Riesling - 750ML
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Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country France
Region Alsace
Sub-region Haut Rhin
Appellation Riquewihr
Sub-appellation Schoenenbourg
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2020 Pierre Sparr Riesling Schoenenbourg, a white wine that hails from the esteemed Alsace region in France. Crafted by the renowned producer Pierre Sparr, this wine is a true testament to the artistry and finesse that can be achieved with the Riesling varietal.

In the glass, this Riesling displays a pale straw color, enticing the senses with its radiant hue. The nose is immediately captivated by an array of aromas that dance delicately from the glass. Notes of ripe green apple, juicy pear, and fragrant lime zest intertwine with subtle hints of white flowers and a touch of wet stone. The bouquet is beautifully layered, revealing new complexities with each gentle swirl.

Upon the first sip, the palate is greeted with a lively burst of acidity that is characteristic of Riesling wines. The mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing, showcasing the true elegance of this grape variety. Flavors of crisp green apple and tangy lemon zest take center stage, while underlying nuances of peach and apricot add depth and complexity. There is a delightful mineral undertone that lingers on the palate, complementing the vibrant fruit flavors.

The 2020 Pierre Sparr Riesling Schoenenbourg is a wine that effortlessly balances richness and freshness, making it a versatile companion to a variety of culinary delights. Its bracing acidity and vibrant fruit profile make it an excellent pairing for seafood dishes, particularly oysters, scallops, and grilled fish. It also pairs beautifully with spicy Asian cuisine, as the acidity helps to cut through the heat and enhance the flavors.

This exceptional Riesling is best enjoyed in its youth to fully appreciate its vibrant characteristics. However, it also has the potential to age gracefully, developing additional complexity and tertiary flavors over time. Whether savored now or cellared for future enjoyment, the 2020 Pierre Sparr Riesling Schoenenbourg is a wine that showcases the true essence of Alsace and the Riesling varietal.