Gewurztraminer 2016 Fronenberg
This wine originates from Fronenberg – a superb argilo-calcareous “terroir” which is eastward facing.
Tasting notes : This wine is intense on the nose revealing hints of rose, lychees and candied fruit. On the palate it is round, full and rich and gives aromas of exotic fruit, mango and liquorice.
Suggested food pairings : Delicious as an aperitif, this wine also is perfectly suited to foie gras, spicy dishes or strong cheeses such as Roquefort or Munster.
Style : Medium sweet white wine
Soil composition: Limestone Marl
Grape Varieties: Gewurztraminer
Age of the vines: 35 years old
Method of harvest: Grapes picked and sorted by hand
Vinification: Extraction through pneumatic pressure of whole grapes, slow fermentation with close temperature regulation. Maturation with fine lees takes place over nine months after which time the wine is bottled.
This wine carries the organic certification FR-BIO-01.
90 points Guide Gilbert&Gaillard 2017