This 100% Riesling masquerades as a smoky Chenin. A completely glou glou Alsatian white that walks a tightrope of tension and balance, complexity and precision. Racy, aromatic and textural, with a backbone of linear acidity.
Style: White Wine
Alcohol Content: 14.1%
Region: Alsace, France
Sub-Region or Appellation: Dorlisheim
Viticulture: Certified Organic 2012
Age of Vines: 25 year old
Soils: Limestone, Clay, Sandstone
Elevation: 700 feet, facing south / southeast
Vinification: Cold soaked and direct pressed into stainless steel tanks
Aging: Aged sur lie for 8 months in stainless steel.
Fining or Filtration: None
Sulfur added: None