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  • Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2016

Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2016

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  100% Riesling

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

CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Hand-harvested grapes and the whole berry is pressed pneumatically before a traditional temperature-controlled fermentation. 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%