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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  Riesling Vieilles Vignes

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  The grapes are harvested by hand and the whole berry is pressed pneumatically before a traditional temperature-controlled fermentation. Ageing 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%