Wine Joseph Cattin, Muscat, Alsace AOC, 2014
Reviews of purchase Joseph Cattin, Muscat, Alsace AOC, 2014
The wine is light yellow with golden hues.
The taste of wine is dry, very fragrant, with beautiful shades of fresh grapes and a rounded finish with light floral nuances.
The aroma of wine is filled with pleasant tones of fresh grapes and white flowers.
Wine can be used as an aperitif, with light dishes, cooked or raw vegetables. In Alsace, it is traditionally eaten with asparagus.
Joseph Cattin, Muscat - dry fruit wine, giving a joyful sensation of the beautiful notes of fresh grapes in taste and aroma. Grapes for making wine is grown on vines with limited yield. The vines are cultivated according to the principles of a reasonable crop, in order to preserve the richness of the soil and guarantee the harvest of optimum quality. At the winery berries are slowly pressed, the juice obtained is carefully selected and fermented at a temperature of 18-22. Muscat will decorate snacks and buffets, its sweet freshness goes well with spring vegetables, especially asparagus.
At the end of the seventeenth century, François Cattana, born in a Swiss commune in the canton of Jura, moved to the small Alsatian village of Woogtlinshoffen, located 10 kilometers south of Colmar. In 1720, Francois Cattan decided to become a winemaker in addition to his work as a bricklayer. He will be followed by 11 generations who will pass on the valuable experience of winemaking from father to son.
At the end of the XIX century the crisis of phylloxera began to cause great damage to the vineyards of Alsace. Joseph Kattan, after a brilliant research, begins to specialize in vaccinations to combat phylloxera. He became one of the pioneers of Alsatian winegrowing, having received the coveted diploma "Vignoble Model" for his vineyard. His brother Theodore was engaged in gastronomy, settling in the restaurant "La Cigogne" in Paris. This elite place, which was often visited by the Parisian bourgeoisie and many foreign guests, became an excellent showcase for Joseph's Alsatian wines. So was born the brand Joseph Cattin . At the end of the 20th century, the descendants of Joseph expanded family vineyards to more than 60 hectares, becoming one of the largest family houses in Alsace with their own vineyards, as well as modernizing the winery. Modern equipment combined with traditional knowledge opens up the possibility of producing high-quality wines that are worthy of appreciation in the global market.