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Chapoutier Schieferkopf Organic Riesling Via Saint Jacques

Schieferkopf Organic Riesling Via Saint Jacques

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Size: 75cl

Optn: 2016 White

  • Riesling from Baden, the German side of the Rhine basin, recognized for its Grand Cru wines
  • Mirabelle and orange blossom dominate the nose. Taut palate displays mineral structure, roundness and a superb, long finish.
  • The steeply-sloping plots of Riesling Via Saint-Jacques are located in the communes of Reichsfeld and Bernardvillé. The grapes are therefore from a terroir of blue schist which is unique in Alsace and dates from the Precambrian

Brief Description

Tasting Notes

Fruity and Floral on the nose, citrus, mirabelle-plum and orange blossom all shine through. It has a taut, mineral structure, lovely roundness and is fresh with a very long finish.

About

Vineyards: Riesling grapes grown on Granitic and arkose sandy soil with a Granitic subsoil. Harvest is by hand with sorting of the grapes.

Winemaking: Direct pressing without destemming (pneumatic press). Cold static settling followed by fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats (16-20°C). Maturing In stainless steel vats on the fine lees for 12 months

Ideal with...

Grilled and Roasted White Meats, Fish/Shellfish, Salads and Picnics, Mild Creamy or, Mature Strong Cheeses.

Specifications

Grape: Riesling

Country: Germany

Wine Colour: White

Vintage: 2016

Organic: Yes

ABV: 13.00

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