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Alsace Riesling AOC BIO

Symbolic variety from Alsace, it is a dry and crispy wine characterized by grapefruit and citrus aromas which go very well with fish.

Alsace Riesling AOC BIO

Details

Producer

Domaine Cattin

Country

France

Region

Alsace

Growing area

Voegtlinshoffen

Farming type

Organic

Grapes

Riesling

Product code

3040001

Color

White

Sparkling

No

Vegan

No

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Vinification

Harvest

By hand.

Fermentation

Grapes are gently pressed, the juice falls into a fermentation tank located below the press to preserve the flavors' freshness. The tank is temperature-controlled to control fermentation and therefore preserve the grapes' flavors.

Ageing

After the fermentation, the Riesling is aged for several months before being bottled.

Finishing

-

Organoleptic

Colour

Gold colour with light green hues.

Bouquet

Expressive and floral nose with notes of honeysuckle and chamomile tea.

Palate

The mouth is fresh and full with a fruity finish dominated by ripe citrus fruits.

Food pairing and serving

Food

This fresh and fruity Riesling can be served as a pre-dinner drink and with salads, vegetables and light style cuisine.

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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