Gewurztraminer 2017 VT Clos Saint Landelin - Bio

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Gewurztraminer 2017 VT Clos Saint Landelin

Gewurztraminer Vendanges Tardives Vorbourg

The vine :

Located in Rouffach, in the South of Alsace, the Clos Saint Landelin, monopole 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.

  • Production area : Clos Saint Landelin
  • Average age of wine : 18 years

The wine :

  • Vinification : Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
  • Residual sugar : 60 grams/liter
  • Acidity : 5,9 grams/liter (in tartaric acid)
  • Alcohol : 13,5 %/volume
  • Date of harvest : October 25th and 26th 2017
  • Yield : 34 hl/ha
  • Ageing potential : More than 20 years

Tasting Notes :

A Holiday Season classic, the Late Harvest offer amazing depth and great complexity. This Gewurztraminer is in keeping with all great Late Harvest. Generous and exotic, it will do wonders with blue cheese or fruity desserts. As a gift, it will please any wine lover.

Press :

93/100 - James Suckling (Août 2019) : « This has a fresh and spicy nose with a wealth of lychees, white flowers and white peaches. The palate has a very plush, rich and round feel with ample sweetness and a vibrant, long finish. From biodynamically grown grapes. Drink now.»

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Organic and biodynamic wines certified by FR-BIO 01.
AOC Grand Cru Vorbourg.

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