Pinot Noir Clos des Capucins - 2018 - Catherine Faller
A pure juice with aromas of crushed red fruits, plum, nutmeg, cloves, and subtle mineral notes... The palate is balanced, with supple tannins, and a lingering, fruity finish, enhanced by a touch of acidity. Lovely ageing potential.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2030
A 100% Pinot Noir cuvée, from vines grown biodynamically and planted on sandy-limestone 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 grapes are harvested by hand once ripe then vinified with respect: one week of cold maceration, 10 days of fermentation with indigenous yeasts, maturation for 12 months in large casks and barrels that have seen 2 to 4 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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