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Alsace Pinot Gris AOC BIO

Medium to full-bodied wine, aromas of undergrowth, dried fruits, apricot, and honey, which pairs well with duck, game, and pork.

Alsace Pinot Gris AOC BIO

Details

Producer

Domaine Cattin

Country

France

Region

Alsace

Growing area

Voegtlinshoffen

Farming type

Organic

Grapes

Pinot Gris

Product code

3040002

Color

White

Sparkling

No

Vegan

No

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Vinification

Harvest

By hand.

Fermentation

Gentle pressing, the juice falls into a fermentation tank. The tank is thermo-regulated to ensure low-temperature fermentation (between 12°C-18°C) that will preserve the flavors of the grape.

Ageing

After the Pinot Gris is aged for approximately 6 months before being bottled.

Finishing

-

Organoleptic

Colour

Intense gold colour.

Bouquet

Aromas of flowers and brioche reveal the right ripeness of the grapes.

Palate

Toasted and smoky notes of raisins. Full-bodied wine with ripe fruit, balanced with an intense freshness.

Food pairing and serving

Food

As an aperitif or with a meal, excellent with sweet and sour cuisines, or with spicy dishes.

Serving

Best served at 8-10°C

The family house established in Voegtlinshoffen, was founded in 1947 by Theo Cattin himself. Today is is run by Jacques Cattin and his wife Anaïs. The vineyards, planted mostly on the foothills of the Vosges and peaking at nearly 350 meters, are located around Voegtlinshoffen and Colmar. In this region, the cradle of Alsace wines, the vineyard benefits from a wide diversity of soil: marl and limestone, clay and limestone, gypsum, clay, loess. In addition to this geological richness, the vines enjoy a dry continental climate with one of the lowest rainfall in France.

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