Wine Riesling Comptes Isenbourg, Alsace AOC 2009
Reviews of purchase Le Clos du Chateau Isenbourg Riesling Comptes Isenbourg, Alsace AOC 2009
Wine bright golden color with a yellowish sheen.
The wine is clean, concentrated and pungent taste with fine mineral notes. Pleasant aftertaste is admired for its duration.
The aroma of wine is elegant and versatile, woven from the notes of citrus and juicy pears.
The wine is excellent with seafood, oysters, mussels, cod and halibut. Come to an Alsatian dish Choucroute garnie (sauerkraut special preparation), and goat cheese. Perfect as an aperitif.
Le Clos du Chateau Isenbourg (Le Clos du Château Isenbourg) - a vineyard, which was firmly entrenched title "Pearls of Alsace." Its area is only 5 hectares, it is located on a steep slope and is bordered by Grand Cru "Voorburg". Alsace is characterized by a small landing area, scattered over the hills and the Château Isenbourg - holistic, enclosed vineyard, which is rare for these lands. Also unusual and unique use of the word "Chateau" in the title of ownership.
In the picturesque hills Château Isenbourg vine grapes grew in the era of the Merovingian, due to the peculiarities of soil and climate: the air on top of warming is much better than in the valley, and moderate humidity and plenty of sunlight grapes provide ideal conditions for development. In addition, the terraced planting technique allows you to save the accumulated heat due to the high walls of pink sandstone.
Today, continuing the work of the monks produced wine for centuries in these lands, the vines are grown using traditional methods of Grand Cru. In order to obtain particularly ripe berries practice of restricting the volume of the crop in a natural way. The average yield is not high - 40 hl / ha, which allows only about 24,000 bottles a year, most of which are immediately sent to the prestigious restaurants around the world.