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Riesling Vendanges Tardives 2015

31,80 

Brilliant, young and intense robe with a vigorous green tint. Bouquet with delicately aromatic hints of citrus fruits, grapefruit, yellow lemon, and a light mineral background. To the palate, it is a rush of tasting pleasure, luscious and mellow, by virtue of the structure of noble acidity that only the riesling grape-variety can express. A unique moment of refined taste. To drink on its own or with dainty fresh-fruit pies. Accompanies also meat dishes or slightly sweet and sour or tart fish dishes.

Description

SOIL, CULTURE & HARVEST

Clayey soil. The vineyard is cultivated based upon Alsatian tradition and  the « A.O.C. Crémant d’Alsace » specifications are followed. The harvest is done by hand –pressing is carefully undertaken with pneumatic presses.

WINE-MAKING

Fermentation temperature is controlled by cooling – Ageing 8 to 10 months in century old oak casks – Bottling after tangential filtration – Storage in bottles in our cellars at stable temperature.

WINE AND FOOD

To drink for itself, or with fresh fruits pies. It can also be served with meat or fish dishes slightly sweet-and-sour or acidulous.

IN CELLAR

15 to 20 years. Serving temperature 8 to 10° C

COMMENTARY

Intense robe, bright and yellow, with green tints. Bouquet with citrus fruits notes, grapefruit, yellow citrus, subtly aromatic with just a touch of minerality. The palate is a confusion of gustative pleasures, tasty and mellow, thanks to the noble acidity that only the Riesling grape is able to express. A unique moment of refinement!

ANALYSIS

Total acidity (H2SO4) >> 57 g/l

Total acidity in Tart. >> 0 g/l

pH >>  3.12

Reducing sugar >> 41.6 g/l

Alcohol content by volume >> 11.61% vol.

Volatil acidity (in g/l H2SO4) >> 0,51 g/l

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