Riesling Grand Cru Frankstein

AOC Alsace Grand Cru - Riesling 2013 - 75cl

Technical sheet

  • Grape variety : 100% Riesling
  • Terroir : granite
  • Vine age : 30 years
  • Surface : 45 ares
  • Densité : 5000 pieds / hectare
  • Yield : 50 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.

Tasting

A dry, lively and refreshing Riesling with elegant lime, grapefruit and peach aromas. The typical minerality from the terroir brings purity to the palate. The final is zesty, giving an aromatic complexity and finesse.

Food matching

A perfect gastronomic wine to accompany oysters, fish, shellfish, seafood, and, of course, Alsace Choucroute. ("Coq au Riesling", "Clams with Lemon Grass", "Lemon Dill Fish", "Wrapped Trout with Rosemary"…)

Others info

Serve around 9°C.
Still young wine, to open 1 hour before tasting. Can be kept at least 12 years in good cellars.

Wine made from the organic farming.  

Technical analysis

  • Alcohol : 13,10% vol.
  • Residual sugar : 3,20g/L
  • Tartaric acidity : 6,40g/L