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An excellent terroir wine!

Sipp Mack Alsace Riesling Grand Cru Osterberg 2016 FR-BIO-01


An excellent terroir wine!
  • The vintage
  • After a number of low yield harvests, the 2016 production was normal.
    Initially, cool, wet temperatures slowed the spring vegetative growth greatly. Fortunately, the weather improved but residual moisture created perfect conditions for mildew. Extra vigilance was demanded to protect the crop. An August heat wave and subsequent warm weeks until harvest created hydrique stress in some fields but the grapes eventually ripened perfectly.
    Harvest began on September 20th and finished 7 weeks later.
  • Situation
  • The Osterberg Grand Cru slopes face East -South East at an altitude of 250m to 350m.
  • Terroir
  • This terroir is stony clay, calcareous marl soil which enjoys perfect sun expositions.
  • Cépages
  • Riesling : 100%
  • Specifications
  • Alcohol content: 12.5 % % vol.
    Residual Sugar (g/l): 7.1 g/l
    pH: 3.12
    Acidity (g/l): 6.5 g/l
  • Serving
  • Can be aged 10-15 years. Keep on side between 10-15°C. Ideal serving temperature is between 8-10°C.
  • Tasting notes
  • The nose is dominated by citrus fruits and white flowers. The mouth is pure and well structured. Final with lovely acidity and fresh minerality.
    Excellent with scallops, lobster and fine fish recipes.
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