Riesling Altenbourg - 2021 - Catherine Faller
Intense and complex nose carried by notes of ripe citrus fruits, white-fleshed fruits, honey, mineral backbone. Palate: mineral tension, in perfect harmony with the nose, thanks to a ripe acidity shrouded by the fruit. Long and saline finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2024 to 2040
100% Riesling from vines grown biodynamically and planted below the Grand Cru, between 225 and 250 meters above sea level, on a gentle slope facing South, on a marl-limestone terroir. Manual harvest at maturity. Vinification: gentle pressing of the whole bunches, in a pneumatic press, settling by decantation, indigenous yeasts, 10 months of aging in stainless steel vats before bottling at the Domaine without fining or filtration, sensible use of sulfites.
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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