Date: Nov 10/10, Wed Time: 04:00:00-08:00:00 Style: Drop-In
Barmès Buecher Alsace Grand Cru Wine Tasting – The Living Vine was pleased to present our members with 10 fine wines from Barmès Buecher.
The producer has a relatively large domaine with 16 biodynamic hectares, spread over 4 communes; Wettolsheim, Wintzenheim, Turckheim and Eguisheim. Some 2 hectares of the Barmes Buecher estate is on prime Grand Cru terroir. However, the volume is more moderate due to low yields. As an illustration, the Pinot Blanc Rosenberg of Barmes Buecher is made at a ridiculously low 43 hl/ha, slightly more than 50% of legal yield.
The domaine Barmès Buecher was founded in 1985 and is run by Geneviève and François Barmès. Biodynamic since 1998, the team carefully exploits the potential of the terroirs and expresses the unique feature of each plot in a sensitive and skillful manner.
Wines sampled at this tasting included:
2008 Crémant Brut Millésimé, "Zéro Dosage" - $23.95 (Consignment)
VINS DE GRANDS TERROIRS (1ER CRU)
2008 Pinot Blanc, Rosenberg - $25.95
2004 Pinot Gris, Herrenweg - $19.95(Consignment)
2008 Gewurztraminer, Rosenberg - $34.95
2007 Riesling, Rosenberg - $34.95
VINS D’APPELLATION ALSACE GRANDS CRUS
2008 Gewurztraminer, Steingrübler - $49.95
2008 Riesling, Hengst (6 pack) - $59.95
2008 Riesling, Steingrübler (6 pack) - $53.95
VINS D’APPELLATION ALSACE VENDANGES TARDIVES
2007 Gewurztraminer, Grand Cru Steingrübler, VT 500ml - $84.95
VINS D’APPELLATION ALSACE SELECTIONS DE GRAINS NOBLES
2000 Pinot Gris, Rosenberg, SGN 500ml - $159.95