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Our winemaker follows with a special care the rules of the specific legislation of the Appellation Alsace Grand Cru. He controls the maturity in the selected plots until the harvest, which usually starts mid of september. The bunches are exclusively harvested by hand, and are crushed in our pneumatic press on low-pressure programs. After fermentation and vinification, the wine stays many months on fine lies in order to gain in structure, before bottling end of spring and maturation in the bottle. Their intense and complex aromas, as well as their unique structure, are placing the Alsace Grands Crus wines among the greatest white wines in this world.
the Riesling Alsace Grand Cru Sommerberg has an elegant bouquet of white flowers and citrus fruit. It displays delicate flavours; well structured body, the wine allies richness and vivacity. A nice finish on the palate and a good ageing potential. The Alsace Grand Cru Riesling is a gastronomic wine to match with fish dishes : Turbot fish with Orange and Romarin sauce, Fish filet with lemongrass sauce… As well as with poultry in creamy sauce.
Grape variety : Riesling
Serve between 8° and 10°C
Residual sugar : 10 g/l
Alcohol : 12.6°
Grand Cru Sommerberg between Niedermoschwihr and Katzenthal. Granitic soil.
Aging potential : from 5 to 7 years