Riesling 2017 VT Clos St Landelin - Bio

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Sweet, intense fruitiness and lovely acidity.
AOC Alsace Grand Cru Vorbourg



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Riesling 2017 VT Clos St Landelin

Muscat VT 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 : 40 years
  • Harvest : by hand, in 20 kg boxes
  • Date of harvest : October 6th 2017
  • Yield : 31 hl/ha

The wine :

  • Vinification : Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
  • Residual sugar : 115 grams/litre
  • Acidity in tartric acid : 7.95 grams/litre
  • Alcohol : 10.5%/volume
  • Ageing potential : until 2039

Press : 95/100 - James Suckling (August 2019) : «A gorgeous VT with dense and layered fruit and tangy acidity. Clear and vivid. Wonderful length and focus. Steely. Silky texture. Tangy and complete. From biodynamically grown grapes. Drink or hold.»

vin moelleux

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

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