Region: Wolxheim, Alsace
Appellation: Appellation Alsace Protégée
Grape varieties: 100% Pinot Gris
ABV: 14% by vol.
Terroir: Clay limestone
Average age of vines: 35 years
Farming: Dry-farmed, Fukuoka method. Certified organic.
Harvest: By hand
Vinification: Direct press of select whole clusters using gentle pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. No fining. No filtration.
Aging: Alsatian foudre, 6+ months on lees
Sulfur added: None
Notes: Pinot Gris is the first grape to ripen, and has distinct characteristics that are further brought to light by way of low-intervention winemaking. Light t0 medium-bodied, with smoke, pepper, nut and dried fruit on the nose. The palate integrates these qualities while retaining intense acidity and freshness. Pairs with fish, spiced dishes, and hard cheeses