Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Sonnenglanz 2016

Available from June 2017

Sonnenglanz, Sunshine, takes on its full meaning in the tasting of this rich and aromatic cuvée from a soil composed of limestone marl exposed southeast at 270m. Concentration, character and balance define this cuvée. Treat yourself to an aperitif, accompanied by dark chocolates and why not just like that!

Wine Characteristics

Gewurztraminer
42 ans
29 g/l
13.0 % volume
5.01 g/l
35 hl/ha

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Vine

The Grand Cru Sonnenglanz, or the brilliance of the sun is a terroir composed of limestone marl on the heights of the municipality of Beblenheim. Our plots rise to 270 m of altitude exposed Southeast.
In the vine we find a total grass; We perform a double guyot pusher size. A strict disbudding is carried out to control yields. The harvest is done exclusively by a regional team, by hand.

Wine

Alcoholic degree of 13% vol.

Vintage

With a warm winter, a rainy spring and a dry summer, 2016 gave us a hard time. Thanks to the rains of October, the vines were able to reach the desired maturity. The desired quality is at the rendezvous.

Wine making

The grapes were pressed with a pneumatic membrane press and then fermented at low temperature, ie at 18-20 ° Celsius. After fermentation, the wine was raised on lees for 3 months. Bottled at the end of April 2017.

Tasting

 To be served between 10 and 12 ° C.

Wine & Food

Treat yourself to an aperitif, on a Foie Gras or accompanied by dark chocolate.
This Cuvée pleasure will also suffice to itself!

20,00 € tax incl.

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