France: Alsace

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The Alsace wines of the Bas-Rhin
By Sue Style

This Guide was last updated on 12 March 2011
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Gerard-Neumeyer
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Gérard Neumeyer

Address: 29 Rue Ettore-Bugatti, 67120 Molsheim
Tel: 03 88 38 12 45  Fax: 03 88 38 11 27
Email: domaine.neumeyer@wanadoo.fr
Web: www.gerardneumeyer.fr
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 48:32:39N (48.54408)    Longitude: 7:29:19E (7.48852) 

Grandpère Neumeyer began making wine on this 16ha domaine in the days when the typical Bas-Rhin model was a mixture of fruit, vegetables, cereals and wine. His son concentrated on making wine alone and now grandson Gérard Neumeyer is going a step further and making a name for himself for fresh, floral, fairly priced wines. The Neumeyers’ response to the current debate about residual sugar is to add a back label indicating where the wine comes on a scale of sweetness from 1-10 – a blunt instrument since it tells you nothing about balance, but a move in the right direction. Their Edelzwicker (majority Sylvaner with a good dose of Muscat and Auxerrois) is gorgeously thirst-quenching, Gewurztraminer Les Deux M (for Molsheim and Mutzig, where the grapes come from) is beautifully fragrant and their (unoaked) Pinot Noir Quintessence full of cherry-ripe flavours with a slightly bitter finish.

Useful information: Tasting caveau open 09.00-12.00 and 14.00-19.00. Closed Sundays. English spoken.

 

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