Wine Meyer-Fonne, Gewurztraminer Dorfburg Grand Cru Vieilles Vignes, 2012
Reviews of purchase Meyer-Fonne, Gewurztraminer Dorfburg Grand Cru Vieilles Vignes, 2012
The wine is light golden color.
The wine has a rich, elegant, well-balanced taste, with a smooth texture and fine acidity. Long, slightly spicy aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is dominated by elegant fruit motifs, with dominant notes of citrus and orange peel, surrounded by spicy nuances.
Perfectly chilled wine as an aperitif, also goes well with spicy dishes, soft cheeses.
Alsace wine region, located in the north-eastern part of France, is different from other French wine regions due to the large variety of soil from granite and volcanic rock types in the foothills and ending with limestone, marl and alluvial deposits at the bottom of the plains. In Alsace, the most cultivated varieties are Riesling and Gewurztraminer, which is associated with the German influence and serves as a reminder of the history of this region. Pinot Gris and Muscat are also very popular, but they are preferably used in a blend with other varieties. White varietal wines make up 90% of drinks here. In 1983 he was officially introduced the term "Vendanges Tardives", indicating the late harvest grapes and intended for the classification of sweet wines of Alsace.
The pride of the family Meyer-Fonne a vineyard Katzenthal. The focus of work in the vineyards - the restriction of productivity to improve the quality of grapes. For the cultivation of vineyards are used only organic methods without the use of pesticides and herbicides. Thanks to the hard work of all members of the family and the love of their work, this small company has managed to gain a solid reputation in the world of wine. No other manufacturer in Alsace produces wines with such precision, clarity and expression of terroir. Talented winemaker Felix Meyer is a consummate master of blending grapes from different areas, creating a complex, well-balanced wine. Vintage is carried out manually. Fermentation berries carried in stainless steel at a controlled temperature or oak barrels, depending on the type of wine. Braves traditional Alsace wine way - on fine lees. Wine farms Meyer-Fonne so picturesque and elegant that they can be used at a young age, although they also have all the necessary qualities for long aging.