Domaines Schlumberger Riesling Les Princes Abbes 2020

Domaines Schlumberger Riesling Les Princes Abbes 2020

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Region: Alsace, France

Vintage: 2020

Bottle size: 75cl

Grape: Riesling

ABV: 13%

Pale yellow with green hues. Aromas of citrus fruits, clementine, pineapple and ginger which follow to the palate. Lime, yuzu zest and white flowers. This wine is lively, medium-bodied with an attractive underlying mineral finish.

he grapes come from the locality of Bollenberg and Grands Crus Saering and Kessler, and the young vineyards of Kitterlé.  It is often considered as corresponding to a Bordeaux “2nd” wine.

Now run by the 6th and 7th generations, Domaines Schlumberger was founded in 1810 by Nicolas Schlumberger, who established vineyards on the renowned slopes above the town of Guebwiller.  These vineyard sites have a history of viticulture, having been planted since 207AD. Through successive generations the holding has grown to be one of France’s largest and finest domaines.