Pinot Gris Versant Est - 2019 - Catherine Faller
Nose carried by notes of yellow fruits, caramel and salted butter. The palate is both powerful and fresh, a dry and generous juice, coating and long, perfectly balanced thanks to its fine acidity.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2025
100% Pinot Gris from vines in the process of organic and biodynamic conversion, planted on two plots on the Grand Cru Marckrain, which present limestone-pebble soils. The Eastern exposure allows the Pinots to ripen quietly without developping too much sugar, in order to vinify them as dry wines. Short pruning to preserve low yields, manual harvest. Vinification: direct pressing, indigenous yeasts, one year of aging on total lees in demi-muids that have seen two wines. Unfiltered, just a micro-dose of sulfur 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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