Gewurztraminer 2015, Cave De Ribeauville, Alsace, France

A semi sweet and aromatic wine with floral and exotic fruit character with a hint of spice on the finish. This young Gewurztraminer will gracefully age and now, being very young, it is sweeter, a bit more vibrant and playful. It has got some cloves and nutmeg clearly noticeable, so it makes this complex wine truly delightful. 

Food Match: spicy and asian cuisines, and also dessert. Yes, your chocolate fondant or simply high quality dark chocolate would make this wine a bit more mellow, a bit less sweet, but retain a juicy floral and spicy character. Truly remarkable match.  

The vineyards of Ribeauvillé have been here since the beginning of time. It were the Lords of Ribeaupierre and the Benedictine monks who first made use of the natural resources with its south facing slopes and different top soils. Despite all the upheaval in this part of France since 1895, Cave de Ribeauvillé has managed to preserve its spirit and resolve. From generation to generation, from one vintage to the next, the desire to make great wine has continued unabated.

Viticulture

The Cave de Ribeauvillé covers a single vineyard of 265 hectares with 8 Grands Crus and other quality plots. The total surface area is managed by a quality chart which guarantees strict control of the yields, sustainable growth of the vineyards or even organic farming, and of course……a manual harvest.

Winemaking

This choice for quality allows sorting of the best grapes that are transported in small wagons to the press, without any pumping or additional handling. The juices then simply flow into the vats by gravity. This method, unique in Alsace, enables all of the aromatic virtues of each varietal to be conserved. The wines express all the richness and diversity of the Alsatian soils. They are pure, straight and frank, with nice freshness and aromatic intensity.

Certified organic and biodynamic, also suitable for vegans

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