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An excellent terroir wine!

Riesling Grand Cru Osterberg 2016


An excellent terroir wine!
  • The vintage
  • After several 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 heatwave and subsequent warm weeks until harvest created water
    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.
    Farming Label: AB Agriculture Biologique
    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
  • This has a vibrant, spicy and attractively fresh nose with a wealth of ripe mangoes and peaches on offer. The palate has an impressive array of white peaches and good weight. Quite dry and chiseled at the finish. Excellent with scallops, lobster and fine fish recipes.
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