Riesling Steiner Infusion - 2020 - Jean François Ginglinger
Domaine Jean Ginglinger
Complex nose, first fruity on apple and candied pear, then lemon peel, honey, very beautiful minerality. Palate: beeswax, herbaceous and tangy. Big crush ahead for all Riesling-aficionados declined in its most natural and somehow funky expression.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.4 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2028
100% Riesling from vines grown biodynamically and planted on the Steiner Grand Cru. Vinification: direct pressing, Jean puts three buckets of whole bunches and coarsely de-stemmed grapes in a net which will infuse in the 500 liters of juice that ferment in a cask for a year and a half. Very long alcoholic fermentation, bottled just after the end of fermentation, that's a dry juice. Not fined, not filtered, without added sulfites.
Jean-François Ginglinger, a 100% natural vigneron based in Pfaffenheim, south of Colmar, took over his father’s estate in 1999. In cultivating this 6-hectare estate, a third of which is classified Grand Cru Steinert, Ginglinger continues an ancient tradition – his family has been continuously making wine in the region since 1610. Jean, encouraged by his mentor and uncle Gérard Schueller,...All wines
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