Pinot Gris Cuvée Sainte Catherine - 2019 - Catherine Faller
An intense nose of apple, quince, white flowers, and exotic fruits... The palate is round, well-structured and lively, with a persistent finish. A big wine, crafted for gastronomy, with three grams of residual sugars.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2040
Pinot Gris from 65-year-old vines grown biodynamically (certified by Demeter) and planted on the mid-slope of the Grand Cru Schlossberg, which was the first Alsace terroir to be classified as a Grand Cru. Shallow sandy soild over a granite bed rock, Southern exposure. The grape bunches were harvested by hand when ripe. Respectful vinification: slow and gentle pressing of the whole clusters, indigenous yeasts, fermentation and maturation in casks, 14 months of aging in large and old wooden casks, on fine lees.
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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