sabato 25 maggio 2019

Domaine Joseph Gruss & Fils Cremant D’alsace brut Grande Cuvee

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CREMANT D’ALSACE BRUT GRANDE CUVEE
Lime- and sandstone soils from Eguisheim.
Blend of:
60 % Pinot Blanc and Auxerrois
20% Chardonnay
20 % Pinot Noir
Maturation on lies : 24-30 months
Age of vines 25+ and 35+ years old
Yields ca. 77 hl/ha
100% selective hand harvest
Fermented and matured in stainless steel vats
Alc. 12,5 % Vol.
Residual Sugar 6,0 g/l
Acidity 6,5 g/l H2T
intense and very fine bubbles, nice and shiny with hints of delicate yellow. Lots of yellow fruit aromas on the nose, peaches and white flowers delicate smoke. The wine is round and fresh on the palate, lots of fresh fruit, a rounded butter and great balance. Delicate foods should be paired such as scallops, sweet-sour fish dishes or sweet baked deserts with dried fruits. To be enjoyed in 1 to 3 years.

Domaine Joseph Gruss & Fils Pinot Gris Casse - Noisette

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Pinot Gris CASSE - NOISETTE 2017
Lime- and sandstone from the parcel “Backoeffele” that means “Backer’s oven”. Situated in the middle of Eguisheim, it is a plot that concentrate the heat and makes early ripeness.

Age of vines 18 years old
Yields ca. 52 hl/ha
100% selective hand harvest
Fermented and matured in oak barrels of 500l (15% new)
Alc. 13,5 % Vol.
Residual Sugar 1,5 g/l
Acidity 4,7 g/l H2T

Yellow golden color with hints of green and brilliant. A beautiful expression on the nose with aromas of ripe peaches and apricots, fig, smoky and toasted bread, and some buttery. Round and full on the palate balanced with some crisp and distinctive toasted freshness. A food wine to drink with white meats, smoked or grilled, fish with cream sauce, scallops and lobster. Potential for laying down : 5 to 7 years.