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Riesling 2017 VT Clos St Landelin

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Sweet. Exotic and citrus fruits. Exceptional ageing potential.

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Riesling 2017 VT Clos St Landelin

Riesling VT 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.

  • Production area: Clos Saint Landelin
  • Average age of vines: 40 years

The wine:

  • Vinification: Slow fermentation and maturation on fine lees
  • Residual sugar: 115 grams/litre
  • Alcohol: 10,5 %/volume
  • Date of harvest: October 6th 2017
  • Ageing potential: 20 years

Tasting notes:

Wonderful nose with fruity, floral and minerality. Generous mouth, the sugar is melted. Aromas of exotic fruits and lemon.

Press:

95/100 - James Suckling (August 2019)


 
Biological and biodynamical wine, certified by FR-BIO 01.
AOC Alsace Grand Cru Vorbourg.

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