Pinot Gris Clos des Capucins - 2021 - Catherine Faller
A truly beautiful vintage, with a nose carried by notes of pears and apples, subtly buttered and smoked. The palate lives up to our expectations, both dense, fleshy, and light. Long, persistent and extremely precise finish, marked by freshness.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
Pinot Gris from vines grown biodynamically and planted on sandy-silty soils over gravel and granite pebbles. Certified organic by Ecocert and biodynamic by Demeter. The Clos des Capucins is a vineyard site situated at the bottom of the slope, well protected from the wind by the surrounding hills. The grape bunches were harvested by hand when ripe. Respectful vinification: slow and gentle pressing of the whole clusters, indigenous yeasts, maturation on fine lees for 10 months in large and old wooden casks, 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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