PINOT GRIS Grand Cru Furstentum

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The Furstentum is mentionned in 1330 in the inventory of vineyards belonging to the Convent of Basle.

The brown calcareous soil has a pebbly structure, skeletal and filtering, with outcrops of bedrock.
The steep (37%) slope optimises exposure to the sun, on a soil which accumulates both heat and moisture. Conditions are ideal for producing exceptional wines.

Our Pinot Gris has a great finesse, it is a rich and complex wine, fresh and with remarkably powerful aromas.

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GROUND :

Marne and limestone.

GRAPE-VARIETY :

Pinot gris.

WINE-HARVEST :

By hand with selective picking.

WINE-MAKING :

Natural yeast, maturing on the fine lees during 10 months in large oak barrels.

BOTTLE AGEING :

4 to 10 years.

WINE TASTING :

Crystallized fruits, honey, smoked, toasted. In the mouth it is rich, full, round ; nice freshness and persistency.

EXAMPLES OF COURSES :

Goose liver, mushroom terrine, steaklet of duck, aperitive.

The alcohol abuse is dangerous for health. To consume with moderation.


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