Riesling La Butte du Calvaire 0 Intrant - 2020 - Catherine Faller
An intense and aromatic nose, with notes of quince, Mirabelle plum, citrus fruit, bergamot, yuzu and mandarin... The palate is tonic and long, with lively acidity providing perfect balance, topped off by a salty finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
Riesling from vines acquired by the estate in 2019, planted on a marly-limestone terroir on the South-East of the Grand Cru Mambourg, and currently in conversion to biodynamic viticulture. The vines are pruned short to keep the yields low, and the grapes harvested by hand at optimal maturity. Natural vinification without any additives: direct pressing, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, 8 months of maturation in stainless steel tanks on gross lees. Bottled without fining or filtration, and zero sulphur.
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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