Pinots Les Terres du Prince - 2019 - Catherine Faller
Intense nose, notes of yellow and stone fruits: apricot, plum, granny smith, brioche, and lightly toasted notes. Powerful palate, very nice volume, long and saline finish carried by a perfectly integrated tension and acidity.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2035
Blend: 40% Pinot Blanc, 40% Auxerrois and 20% Pinot Gris from vines acquired in 2019 and in the process of being converted to biodynamics, planted on the Grand Cru Furstentum (which means Principality, hence the name of the cuvée!), facing South-East, which presents marl-limestone soils and a rather steep slope. Manual harvest. Vinification: gentle pressing of the whole bunches, co-maceration of the three grape varieties in casks, 12 months of aging in Burgundy pieces that have seen two wines, on total lees with a few stirring. Unfiltered.
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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