Muscat - 2020 - Catherine Faller
Freshness and complexity for this Muscat carried by notes of rose, white peach, muscat grape, nutmeg, a hint of mint. Palate: a dry, light, round and generous, flavorful wine. Truly beautiful.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2026
A blend of 70% Muscat Ottonel and 30% Muscat d'Alsace, made from vines grown biodynamically, certified by Ecocert and Demeter, and planted on the Clos des Capucins, a flat terroir at the entrance of the valley, protected from the winds by the surrounding hills. Gravel, sandy-loam soils on pebbles. Manual harvest, respectful vinification of the grape: total destemming, short cold maceration on skins, indigenous yeasts, gentle pressing in order to preserve the fruit, fermentation and aging for 10 months on fine lees in old casks.
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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