Riesling Cuvée Colette - 2018 - Catherine Faller
A complex nose with aromas of white fruits, almonds, and brioche... The palate is generous, we find that same complexity again from the nose, plus a lot of roundness and volume, and a saline finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2028
100% Riesling from vines farmed biodynamically and planted at the bottom of the Schlossberg hillside, at an altitude of 230 metres, on sandy soils over granite bedrock. Certified organic by Ecocert and biodynamic by Demeter. The grapes were harvested by hand at maturity on the 28th of September 2018, followed by respectful vinification: gentle pressing, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, maturation on fine lees for 10 months in barrels that have seen several wines, without stirring.
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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