Gewürztraminer "Les Éléments" 2014

SKU/Code: 
DB1379-14
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Gewürztraminer
Country: 
France
Region: 
Alsace
Bott-Geyl

From 2.8 hectares spread among several vineyards in Béblenheim, Riquewihr, Sigolsheim and Zellenberg ranging from 25-50 years of age. They are planted in silt, limestone, and marl at a density of about 6500 vines per hectare. Manual harvest, a four-month fermentation is followed by seven months aging on the fine lees. 1420 cases produced. 27 g/L of RS. Sweetness Scale: 4/9.

No fining, no chaptalisation, no acidificiation, and only indigenous yeasts are used. 

90 points
"This elegant white is finely knit and lacy, with mouthwatering acidity and tangy minerality layered with peach skin, juicy tangerine, honeysuckle and ground ginger notes. Bright and expressive on the finish. Drink now through 2020. —A.N."
Wine Spectator WEB ONLY
, August 2016