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Alsace


Gewurztraminer Altenbourg - 2020 - Catherine Faller

Domaine Weinbach

A sweet nectar, with notes of candied orange peel, white flowers, nutmeg, with a hint of roasted aromas. Palate: stunning balance, spheric and fine mouthfeel, full of voluptuousness and length. 35 grams / liter of residual sugars.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Biodynamic wine
Appellation
Alsace
Degree of alcohol
13.5 %
To drink from
2022 to 2040
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€41.60
VAT included

100% Gewurztraminer from vines grown biodynamically, pruned short in order to preserve the low yields, and planted below the Grand Cru Furstentum, on the mid-slope, between 225 and 250 meters above sea level, on marl and limestone soils. Manual harvest at maturity. Vinification: direct pressing of whole bunches in a pneumatic press, indigenous yeasts, settling by gravity, 10 months of aging in old wooden casks.

Catherine Faller

Catherine Faller

Catherine Faller is without a doubt the grande dame of Alsatian wine. In her time at the reigns of Domaine Weinbach (literally, the “River of Wine” – named after the little stream that flows across the estate), Catherine has consistently raised her terroirs to new heights. Founded in 1612 by Capuchin monks, seized during the French Revolution, then sold as a national property, in 1898 the...

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