The Brand vineyard is most renowned for its Riesling, and Boxler’s combination of granite and Riesling is electric, spicy, and profound. It sends chills up at least one person’s spine: mine. Hold for at least five years before drinking.
The small family domaine in France that works traditionally using techniques and savoir faire passed down across multiple generations is under serious threat today. Consolidation, technology, regulation, foreign investment, globalization, and many other factors (all in the name of progress), threaten the great agricultural tradition of winegrowing in France, arguably the world’s greatest winegrowing culture.