Slightly sweet, fruity, mineral. Long ageing potential.
Riesling 2017 Côte de Rouffach - Bio
Dry and mineral
Riesling 2017 Côte de Rouffach
The vine :
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
The wine :
- Vinification : Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
- Harvest : By hand in 20-kg-boxes
- Date of harvest : September 7th 2017
- Yield : 43 hl/ha
- Residual sugar : 0,5 gram / litre
- Alcohol : 13 %/volume
- Ageing potentiel : Until 2027
Press : 93/100 - Wine Enthusiast August 2019 « a floral, aromatic element of citrus creates a tender nose that recalls jasmine and pale lemon. Concentrated juiciness ripples acros the palate with citrus brightness and lingering flavors to savor. The finish is dry, lip-smacking and long. Drink until 2030.» Anne Krebiehl
Organic and biodynamic wine certified by FR-BIO 01.
Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée Alsace
Wine pairing idea : Lobster salad
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