Gewurztraminer 2016 Grand Cru Eichberg
Tasting notes : Golden in colour to the eye, Gewurztraminer from the Grand Cru Eichberg is a wine that is full and rich, successfully blending elements of varied yellow and exotic fruit.
Suggested food pairings : Delicious as an aperitif, this wine is a perfect match for foie gras or a desert featuring citrus fruit or fruit with a yellow or white flesh (peaches or apricots) that is not overly sweet.
Style : Medium sweet white wine
AAppellation: Alsace Grand Cru Eichberg
Soil composition: Limestone marl
Grape Varieties: Gewurztraminer
Method of harvest: Grapes picked and sorted by hand
Vinification: Extraction through pneumatic pressure of whole grapes, slow fermentation under close temperature regulation. Maturation with fine lees takes place over a nine-month period after which time the wine is bottled.
This wine is organic certified according to the European Union regulations.
94 points in Vinous in 2018, Ian d'Agata
93 points in Wine Enthusiast in 2018