Gewurztraminer Cuvée Laurence - 2018 - Catherine Faller
Another sublime cuvée from Faller. A complex nose with notes of rose, grapefruit peel, white tea and pink peppercorns. A dense attack on the palate, then chiselled, very fine flavours with 28 grams of residual sugar – this is a soft wine, with a pure and elegant finish and zero heaviness.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2035
100% Gewurztraminer, from vines cultivated biodynamically and planted on a marly-limestone terroir at the foot of the Altenbourg hill, on a gentle south-facing slope. Beautiful, over-ripe grapes, handpicked, and at low yields. Vinification: gentle pressing in a pneumatic press, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, 10 months of maturation in old oak barrels.
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...All wines
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