Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Frankstein

AOC Alsace Grand Cru - Gewurztraminer 2016 - 75cl

Technical sheet

  • Grape variety : 100% Gewurztraminer
  • Terroir : granite
  • Vine age : 35 years
  • Surface : 210 ares
  • Densité : 5000 pieds / hectare
  • Yield : 40 hl / ha
  • Pruning: Double Guyot
  • Harvest: hand picked
  • Viticultural method : Agriculture Biologique (Ecocert certification)
  • Vinification : cold static clarification during 48 hours after pressing. Slow regulated fermentation in stainless steel between 15 and 18°C during 1 month with wild yeast

Organic wine
       

Tasting

Round, delicate and well structured, it develops nice aromas of flowers (rose), spices and exotic fruit (lychee, mango). The palate is full-bodied and opulent with a refreshing after-taste.

Food matching

It is perfect as an aperitif or with ethnic cuisine ("Red Thai chicken curry with jasmine rice", "sweet & sour chicken with pineapple") or with strong cheeses (Blue cheese, Munster…), fruity dessert (apricot pie...)

Others info

Serve around 9°C.
Drink now or wait 3 years for maturity. Can be kept at least 10 years in good cellars.

 

91/100

Technical Analyses

  • Alcohol : 13,10% vol.
  • Residual sugar : 43,10g/L
  • Tartaric acidity : 4,10g/L