2014 Domaine Binner ‘Les Saveurs’

2014 Domaine Binner ‘Les Saveurs’

Regular price $23

Price: $23

Region: Alsace < France
Grapes: Riesling, Sylvaner, Auxerrois, Gewurztraminer & Pinot Gris
Vineyard/Cellar Stats: Certified organic/biodynamic farming, 35+ year old vines on clay-silt/limestone soil, unfined/unfiltered, minimal SO2 at bottling
Winemaker: Christian Binner

The Binner estate was established in 1770, and their steep vineyard sites have been chemical free for nearly twenty-five years. ‘Saveurs’ is a field blend of local Alsatian varieties that is textbook Alsace, incredibly aromatic, with lemon, mineral and floral notes.  There is a slight effervescent that adds freshness to the supple & buoyantly ripe stone fruit.  It’s all spice, creaminess, and simple drinkability. Like a hazy summer sunset.  Which is what you should be gazing at as you’re crushing a bottle of this.