Pinot Gris 2014 Grand Cru Eichberg
Tasting notes : The nose is intense and dominated by very ripe yellow fruit such as peaches and apricot. In the mouth, the wine is round, crisp and displays elements of candied fruit and even smokiness.
Suggested food pairings : An aperitif wine “par excellence”, our Pinot Gris 2014 Grand Cru Eichberg may be enjoyed with foie gras, lobster, poultry stuffed with figs or with spicier dishes.
Style : Medium dry white wine
Appellation: Alsace Grand Cru Eichberg
Soil composition: Limestone and sandstone marl
Grape Varieties: Pinot Gris
Age of the vines: 20 years
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 is an organic wine carrying the FR-BIO-01 certification.
90 points Guide Gilbert & Gaillard 2017