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AGATHE BURSIN

Agathe Bursin has been producing wines since 2000 and she is reaching ever greater heights of purity and quality. Agathe’s style has always been one of richness and character with a distinctive textured style, she strives to articulate the quality of her vineyards and the pure character of her noble varieties. Her reputation is very much on the increase as she gains greater recognition outside of France. Despite this rising profile she maintains exceptionally sensible pricing. Lovers of classic, textural Alsatian wines have a lot to investigate here.
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Agathe Bursin's Gewurztraminer Dirstelberg has an enveloping bouquet of wild flowers mingled with exotic notes of rose petals and lychee. The palate is perfectly balanced with silky fruit characters, a lively freshness and warming notes of spice on the finish.

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Agathe Bursin is one of a handful of young, dynamic producers in Alsace.

With a longstanding family history of winemaking it was inevitable Agathe would inherit the family estate, and in 2000 she took over the reins and successfully set about growing her premium vineyard holdings as well as her reputation. With 5.5 hectares of vineyards, including a parcel of Zinnkoepflé Grand Cru, her production is small but quality-focussed.

The care Agathe takes from vineyard to winery is evident in her outstanding wine and this, alongside her very sensible pricing, has ensured she has a dedicated following. Agathe’s portfolio focuses on Riesling, Muscat, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and Sylvaner. Sylvaner, an oft-forgotten variety is revived in Agathe’s skilled hands to create a wonderfully fruity, concentrated and complex wine. Her characteristic restraint, minerality and elegance run through her wines from the entry level to the Grand Cru.

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7908 0655 web@armitwines.co.uk

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