Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Furstentum - 2019 - Catherine Faller
A magnificent cuvée, a wine that blows you away from the first sip... The nose is deep and complex, with notes of honey, lychee, honeysuckle, and sweet orange peel. A palate of spectacular elegance, with density and texture, with just enough tension to strike a perfect balance.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2032
100% Gewurztraminer, from vines cultivated biodynamically and planted at 300-400 metres altitude in the communes of Kientzheim and Sigolsheim, on marly-limestone and sandstone terroirs with a shallow, stony structure. The parcel faces south and has a steep slope – in other words, ideal conditions for viticulture. Vinification: gentle pressing, settling of the must, transfer to barrels that have seen several wines for fermentation with indigenous yeasts, then maturation for 10 months on fine lees, without stirring.
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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