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Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2016

A golden pale yellow, very bright. Hints of blackcurrant and lemongrass alongside a beautiful freshness with floral notes. Very structured and full-bodied on the palate with a persistent fruit aroma highlighting the lychee and mandarin. 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast.

WINEMAKER  André Ruhlmann

APPELLATION  Riesling

GRAPE VARIETAL  Riesling Vieilles Vignes

TERROIR  The vines are planted on 3 different levels on the hillside and are between 30 to 80 years old. They grow in a clay, limestone and silty soil, deep-rooted to prevent the impacts of drought.

CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The grapes are harvested by hand and the whole berry is pressed pneumatically. Traditional fermentation is through a temperature-controlled process, and aging takes place in stainless steel vats for 6-12 months.

FOOD PAIRING  Excellent with fish, shellfish, and white meat but also with typical Alsatian cuisine or Sushi.

ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5%