Wine Meyer-Fonne, Muscat "Vignoble de Katzenthal", Alsace AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Meyer-Fonne, Muscat "Vignoble de Katzenthal", Alsace AOC, 2016
The wine is straw-yellow color.
The wine is fresh, crisp, dry and smooth taste, with well-balanced acidity and a pleasant aftertaste.
The wine shows delicate floral fragrance, surrounded by shades of fresh grape varieties Muscat.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, also goes well with grilled vegetables, artichokes, seafood, poultry, oriental dishes, sushi.
Muscat "Vignoble de Katzenthal" - a subtle, aromatic dry white wine, created from Muscat grapes. Due to its low sugar content, the wine will be an excellent aperitif, perfectly complement the vegetable dishes, poultry and seafood. The wine comes from Alsace - the famous wine region of France, the homeland of magnificent white wines from the Riesling grape, Gewurztraminer and Muscat. For the production of wine Muscat "Vignoble de Katsental" is used to harvest the vineyard Katzenthal, which grows on the slopes at the bottom of the valley, which ensures a robust three-way protection from cold winds and the sun's rays warm the vines freely throughout the day. The favorable climate and rich in limestone and granite soils Katsental vineyard - this is the most optimal conditions for growing vines, so the crop is healthy and of high quality. The characteristic terroir produces a good structure of the wine and gives it a slight minerality. After manual grape harvest is carried out fermentation and aging of wine on the fine lees before bottling. To fully enjoy the wine experts recommend 3-4 years after bottling.
The first mention of the Valley and its vineyards Katsental occur even in the treatises of the Roman Empire. In 1185 the charter of the Pope Luke III confirmed the possession of the province Chacindale, which in our time is called Katzenthal. In December 1944, during the Second World War the city was destroyed by the Colmar and the vineyards in the valley Katsental destroyed as a result of relentless bombing. After a careful and long-term recovery of this valley it was revived and has become one of the jewels of Alsatian vineyards. Today, more than 30 wineries cultivate vines on 200 hectares of vineyards, skillfully combining ancient traditions and technological progress. The variety of soils and the perfect exposure vineyards are the key to the exceptional wines of the valley Katsental.
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.