Riesling 2015 SGN Clos St Landelin
The vine :
Located in Rouffach, in the South of Alsace, the Clos Saint Landelin, monopoly of the Muré family, covers 12 hectares (29 acres). It’s situated at the southern end of the grand cru Vorbourg. Its steep south facing slopes are cultivated in terraces. The soil is clay and limestone with a lot of stones. The subsoil is made of calcareous sandstone from the Bajocien and calcareous conglomerates from the Oligocene. The vineyard is in organic farming.
- Average age of vines : 50 years
The wine :
- Vinification : Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees.
- Residual sugar : 262 grams/litre
- Alcohol : 10,5%/volume
- Date of harvest : October 7th 2015
- Ageing potential : More than 20 years
97+ Vinous - Mars 2017 «Bright golden yellow. Penetrating aromas of marmalady botrytis complement ripe mango, crystallized ginger, saffron and peach nectar. Rich, dense and vibrant; lovely, harmonious acidity frames rich, sweet flavors similar to the aromas. Touch very sweet, this has enough total acidity to stay light on its feet. Truly outstanding wine.»
Organic and biodynamic wines certified by FR-BIO 01.
AOC Grand Cru Vorbourg.