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Riesling 2016 Côte de Rouffach - Bio
Dry and mineral
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Riesling 2016 Côte de Rouffach
Sheltered by the highest peaks of the Vosges mountains, this terroir receives an exceptional amount of sunshine. The mainly limestone subsoil ensures good drainage. The exposure of the hillsides goes from east to south-west. In 2005 the INAO (Institut National des Appellations d’Origine) acknowledge the denomination « Côte de Rouffach » as a communal appellation.
- Average age of vines: 40 years
- Vinification: Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
- Harvest: By hand in 20-kg-boxes
- Date of harvest: October 12th 2016
- Yield: 63 hl/ha
- Residual sugar: 0,5 gram / litre
- Alcohol: 13 %/volume
- Ageing potentiel: Until 2026
With its fruity nose marked by notes of lemon, peaches and orange, this Riesling Côte de Rouffach is delicate and silky. Its freshness makes it a perfect match for oysters, grilled fish or a nice Alsatian Sauerkraut!
«Beutifully aromatic, featuring lots of mineral and honey on the nose and palate, along with flavors of poached quince, sliced almond, star fruit and fleur de sel. Statuesque and framed by firm acidity, this is light-to medium-bodied, with an intense, mineral-driven finish. Drink now through 2030. A.N» Wine Spectator Insider - October 22018
92 - Vinous Janvier 2019
93 - Wine Spectator Décembre 2018/Janvier 2019
93 - Wine spectator Insider - October 2018
92 - James Suckling Mai 2018
Organic and biodynamic wine certified by FR-BIO 01.
Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée Alsace
Wine pairing idea : Lobster salad
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