Pinot Gris 2004 SGN Clos St Landelin - Bio
Nose of bergamot and cocoa bean. Lemony mouth, typical of Clos St Landelin. Beautiful freshness, on a palette of dried fruits, bergamot and candied citrus fruits. Very nice length. - AOC Alsace Grand Cru Vorbourg
Pinot Gris 2004 SGN Clos St Landelin
The vine :
Located in Rouffach, in the South of Alsace, the Clos Saint Landelin, monopoly of the Muré family, covers 12 hectares (29 acres). It’s situated at the southern end of the grand cru Vorbourg. Its steep south facing slopes are cultivated in terraces. The soil is clay and limestone with a lot of stones. The subsoil is made of calcareous sandstone from the Bajocien and calcareous conglomerates from the Oligocene. The vineyard is in organic farming.
- Average age of vines : 36 years
The wine :
- Vinification : Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
- Residual sugar : 217 grams/litre
- Alcohol : 9 %/volume
- Date of harvest : October 12th 2004
- Yield : 30 hl/ha
- Ageing potential : More than 20 years
AOC Alsace Grand Cru Vorbourg.