Domaines Vinsmoselle Luxembourg Auxerrois Premier Cru 2012

Domaines Vinsmoselle Luxembourg Auxerrois Premier Cru 2012

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Overview

Auxerrois is closely related to the Chardonnay varietal, and is often found in quality Alsace wines. Flavours of honey, spice and fume with a good minerality on the palate, a complex wine with a finesse that is characterised by an elegant finish.

Description

Wine production in Luxembourg is mainly cooperatives producing their wines under the Domaine Vinsmoselle label. The vineyards are located along the Moselle river where wine making goes back to the Romans. 14% of the production is Auxerrois which is an important Alsace grape, the grape is a cross between Gouais Blanc and Pinot Noir, the same ancestry as Chardonnay.