Gewurztraminer 2018 Grand Cru Pfersigberg
Tasting notes : This wine is typified by its winsome aromas that contain elements of dried roses and spices while evoking exotic fruits like lychee and mango. The final taste which remains in the mouth speaks of the minerality of the limestone marl terroir of Pfersigberg in which it is grown.
Suggested food pairings : As well as being a wonderful aperitif wine, the Grand Cru Pfersigberg accompanies foie gras or cheeses made from unpasteurised milk such as Roquefort or Munster perfectly.
Style : Medium sweet white wine
Appellation : Alsace Grand Cru Pfersigberg
Soil composition : Limestone marl
Grape variety : 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.
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