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Beerenauslese

, Austria
Lentsch's sweet wines are legend

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Beerenauslese

, Austria

Availability: In stock

Lentsch's sweet wines are legend
Well balanced Pinot Gris Beerenauslese.
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Product Name Qty
Beerenauslese 2004, Lentsch 1
Beerenauslese (Pinot Gris) 2008, Lentsch 5
Beerenauslese

Beerenauslese 2004

£16.32
Beerenauslese

Beerenauslese 2008

£15.12
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This Beerenauslese is a 100% Pinot Gris wine. It has a clean light gold colour, with honey and smoky botrytis on the nose. On the palate it's both opulent and elegant, with rich sweetness and hints of grapefruit and caramel. Viscous, with good length and a nice streak of acidity coming through on the finish.

Ben says (August 2016): You may be forgiven for thinking that there is a touch of Welschriesling in this wine but you would be incorrect. The honeyed botrytis notes are still strong and fruit aromas of apricot and orange dominate with some fresh garden mint. Beautifully sweet caramel and tropical fruits (still mainly grapefruit) fill the mouth. The finish remains long and powerful with the acidity countering the sweetness wonderfully.

George says (Same tasting): This is to be sipped, not supped!


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Product code LENTSCHBA
Bottle Size 0.375
Winemaker Josef Lentsch
Featured Themes Last Chance, Mature Vintage Available
Sweet Yes
Style White, Blend, Sweet, Still
Variety Pinot Gris
Country Austria
Region(s) Burgenland
Ripeness Beerenauslese
Closure Screwcap
Vintages 2003, 2004, 2008
Last Tasted 19 Aug 2016
855
vintage: 2003
size:0.375
product code:[4330039]
vintage: 2004
size:0.375
stock: 1 NOT AVAILABLE IN JULY
product code:[4330040]
alcohol:12.6
vintage: 2008
size:0.375
stock: 5 available from London Warehouse
product code:[4330088]
last checked in:2016-08-19
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For all lovers of sweet wine.

Beerenauslese (Pinot Gris) 2003, Lentsch

Being more used to Austrian Pinot Gris harvested early and turned into a sparkling wine, I wasn't expecting to find this grape in a sweet wine these days, but this one definitely works. For anyone familiar with noble rot wines, the typical honey richness of botrytis comes through on the nose and fills me with lofty expectations. Fortunately this wine doesn't disappoint. Its sweetness is balanced with an edge of acidity that stops it from being too sickly. The perfect pudding wine, or the perfect wine to call pudding with no shame.
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2003

2003

size: 0.375
vintage:2003
product code:[4330039]
variety:Pinot Gris
2004

2004

size: 0.375
vintage:2004
stock: 1 NOT AVAILABLE IN JULY
product code:[4330040]
variety:Pinot Blanc
alcohol:12.6
2008

2008

size: 0.375
vintage:2008
stock: 5 available from London Warehouse
product code:[4330088]
closure:Screwcap
variety:Pinot Gris
last checked in:2016-08-19

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