RIESLING Grand Cru Wineck Schlossberg Médaille d'OR Riesling du Monde

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Situated in Katzenthal, between 280 and 400 metres,  wellknown since the 13th century this hill is particularly  appropriated for the culture of the vine.

Granitic soil, south-east exposed, steep slope protected from the wind, it is a terroir where the Riesling finds naturally its place.

Our Riesling is aromatic and pure (flower and citrus aromas), with a nice acidity , minerality and good length.
The Wineck Castle (12th century), situated in the middle of the Grand Cru is the only one in Alsace entirely surrounded by vineyards.

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GROUND :

Granitic. South exposure

GRAPE-VARIETY :

Riesling.

WINE-HARVEST :

By hand with selective picking.

WINE-MAKING :

Natural yeast, long maturing on the fine lees during 11 months in large oak barrels.

BOTTLE AGEING :

5 to 20 years.

WINE TASTING :

Powerful and complex nose : citrus aromas (lemon and grapefruit), zest, crystallized fruit. In the mouth it is rich, fleshy, fat with an elegant lemony acidity, aromatic and gustatory persistency.

EXAMPLES OF COURSES :

Excellent with raw fish (sushi), grilled fish, fish in a sauce, meat …
After  several years its minerality becomes legendary.

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


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