Pinot Blanc - 2020 - Catherine Faller
A nose of ripe pear, citrus fruits and pineapple, with subtle vegetal notes... Palate: very fresh, well-balanced and smooth drinking, with lovely acidity. A long finish with mineral notes and a touch of honey.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2027
A bland of 70% Pinot Auxerrois and 30% Pinot Blanc, from vines farmed biodynamically and planted on sandy soils over granite bedrock. Certified organic by Ecocert and biodynamic by Demeter. The grapes were harvested by hand at maturity, followed by a respectful vinification: slow and gentle pressing to preserve the fruit, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, and maturation for 8 months in stainless steel tanks and large oak casks taht have seen several wines.
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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