Pinot Gris Clos St Landelin - Bio
  • Pinot Gris Clos St Landelin - Bio

Pinot Gris 2016 Clos St Landelin - Bio

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Slightly sweet, fruity, mineral. Long ageing potential.

AOC Alsace Grand Cru Vorbourg


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Pinot Gris Clos Saint Landelin 2016

Pinot Gris Clos Saint Landelin

The vine:

Located in Rouffach, the Clos Saint Landelin, fully owned by the Muré family, covers an area of 12 hectares (29 acres). It marks the southern end of the Grand Cru Vorbourg. Located at the exit of the valley, it is exposed to the south and benefits from a good amount of sunshine until late in the afternoon. The north and west winds ensure that the vines remain healthy until harvest time. The steep slopes of the Clos Saint Landelin require terraced cultivation. Its marl and limestone soil is particularly stony. The subsoil is composed of calcareous sandstone from the Bajocian period (Middle Jurassic) and calcareous conglomerates from the Oligocene period. These elements come together to form a very distinctive terroir. The vineyard is worked in biodynamic agriculture. The vines are tightly planted, at about 10,000 plants per hectare (4,000 plants per acre).

  • Production area: Clos Saint Landelin
  • Average age of vines: 45 years

The wine:

  • The winemaking: Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
  • Harvest: By hand in 20-kg-boxes
  • Date of harvest: October 18th and 19th 2016
  • Residual sugar: 17 grams/litre
  • Alcohol : 13.5 %/volume
  • Yield: 50 hl/ha
  • Ageing potential: until 2038

Tasting notes:

Pinot Gris is one of the most generous Cépages of Alsace: it's a very gourmet wine which evokes ripe yellow fruits (such as delicate peaches and tangy apricots) but it also has a great subtlty with undergrowth and smoky aromas. The Clos Saint Landelin terroir gives a complex and well-structured wine, with an amazing aging potential.
This Pinot Gris is the ideal compagnon for poultry, truffles or hard cheese.

94+ - Vinous Janvier 2019 : « Golden-tinged straw. Intense aromas and flavors of passion fruit, mushrooms and forest floor; like a hike in the forest on a drizzly day. Lovely, long and very clean, with refined yet very concentrated notes of tropical fruit and pear nectar on the long, suave, slightly smoky finish. Knockout Pinot Gris of superb depth complexity.» Ian d’Agata

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Organic Alsace Wine Biodynamic Alsace Wine certified by Demeter

Organic and biodynamic Alsace wines certified by FR-BIO 01.

AOC Alsace Grand Cru Vorbourg

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