KB Pinots Nature - 2018 - Catherine Faller
A nose with notes of white peach, stewed pear, and lily of the valley... The palate is fluid, smooth drinking, with beautiful acidity and length. This inaugural foray into natural winemaking is a success for the estate!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2026
A blend of Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Auxerrois from vines farmed biodynamically and planted on sandy-silty soils over granite pebbles. Certified organic by Ecocert and biodynamic by Demeter. The grapes are harvested by hand when ripe and vinified with respect: slow and gentle pressing to preserve the fruit, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, and maturation for 8 months in large casks without stirring. As the bottle indicates, this is the estate’s “Natural Test #1”, meaning only a micro-dose of sulphur was added at bottling.
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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