On the nose this wine is pure, no botrytis notes, a mix of white flowers and peach, with a touch of smoke. The taste is elegant with little residual sugar (13 grams), and a welcome acidity. The length is beautiful. To drink or keep two more years.
Born in Hunawihr, this Pinot Gris comes from a heavy and deep clay soil with a bit of limestone. East exposure. The clay brings softness and texture to the Pinot Gris and the deep soil provide lengths.
All the vineyard is grown organically without any chemical. Certified by Ecocert since 2007.
Vine Stock : 100% Pinot Gris. 33 years old.
Appellation : AOC Alsace
Vineyard's height : 250 m
Orientation : East
Type of soil : clay and limestone
Harvest : By hand
Wine elaboration : Traditional, Whole bunch press and natural fermentation. Lies contact
during 7 months. 20% in Oak barrel, 80% in Stainless steel tanks.
Aging : 10 years
Alcohol degree : 13.9% by Vol.
Residual Sugar : 6.7 g/l
Total Acidity : 5.7 g/l (in tartarique acid)
Yield : 55hl/ha
Wine of the Month for March 2023
$5/2 oz pour