Pinot Noir La Colline du Château - 2020 - Catherine Faller
An elegant nose with notes of red and black fruits: raspberry, amarena cherry, plum, and hints of soft spices and toasted aromas. The palate is juicy, fluid, and smooth, silky tannins, with a lovely acidity, typical of the grape variety and the terroir. A confidential cuvée!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2025 to 2037
100% Pinot Noir from old vines farmed biodynamically and planted on sandy soils over a granite bedrock, halfway up the Schlossberg hillside, with a steep slope. The grapes are harvested by hand picked at maturity, then vinified with respect: fermentation with indigenous yeasts, cold maceration for about 10 days with 50% of whole bunches, followed by 10 days of classic maceration, 24 months of aging in barrels : 85% of barrels that have seen two to four wines, and 15% new oak.
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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