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New!  Becker Family Pinot Blanc 2017 (Pfalz, Germany) - [WS 90, #82 Top 100 of 2019]
Becker Family Pinot Blanc 2017 (Pfalz, Germany) - [WS 90, #82 Top 100 of 2019]


 
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Winery: Friedrich Becker
Varietal: Pinot Blanc
Region: Pfalz, Germany
Vintage: 2017
Bottle Size: 750 ml

Product Code: BECKERPINOTBLANC17

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Tasting Notes
Becker produces some of Germany's finest Pinot Noir. This is due in large part to the chalky limestone soils that form the foundation of most of Becker's vineyards. Becker's Grosses Gewächs (from the upper section of the St. Paul vineyard) has been selected as the best Pinot Noir in Germany by Gault Millau (Germany'stop wine guide). Since Fritz Becker Jr joined the estate, Riesling and Pinot Blanc have improved, and today are world class examples. The estate works 69 acres and produces 12,000 cases per year. The vineyards are planted with 40% Pinot Noir, 22% Riesling, 11% Pinot Gris, 9% Pinot Blanc and 18% to other varietals.

Tasting Notes:

Chalk/Limestone soils produce this precise and flawless transparency of exotic guava, mango and pineapple intertwined with texturallyrich honeydew melon that melds with tangelo juice. Kaffir limeblossom and Elderflower create citrus tinged, mouth-coating power from start to finish. A riveting example of someof the finest, most affordablepristine Pinot Blanc available in the market!

Ratings & Reviews


90 Points & #82 Top 100 Wines of 2019 - Wine Spectator:
"A harmonious white, lush and creamy in texture, with acidity imparting freshness and focus. Offers a pleasing mix of Bosc pear, pickled ginger, apple blossom and stony mineral notes. Spicy finish. Drink now through 2025. 600 cases imported." —AZ

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