Another one from the Vinexx portfolio tasting. Pale in color with a nose similar to a Riesling with some honeysuckle coming through. On the mid pallet the wine has some slightly sweet flavors along with some nice crisp citrus flavors. The finish is medium in length along with some acidity. I would give this a 88-89, very food friendly. Given the price this wine is a very good deal.
From the LCBO web site:
WILLY GISSELBRECHT TRADITION SYLVANER 2011 VINTAGES 315028 | 750 mL bottle Price $ 13.95
Made in: Alsace, France By: Willy Gisselbrecht & Fils
Release Date: Feb 2, 2013
12.0% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content: 6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: D – Dry
Sylvaner (known as Silvaner in the rest of the world, especially in Germany where the Franken region specializes in the variety) creates a full-bodied, fresh wine that, when the yields are properly managed, as they are here, can create terrific wines for an array of seafood. Try this one with oysters, pan-fried scallops or steamed clams and mussels.