Region: Wolxheim, Alsace
Appellation: Appellation Alsace Contrôlée
Grape variety: 100% Sylvaner
ABV: 13% by vol.
Terroir: Limestone and Muschelkalk (shell-bearing limestone) gravel
Average age of vines: 35+ years
Farming: Dry-farmed, Fukuoka approach. Certified organic.
Harvest: By hand
Vinification: Select whole clusters pressed using gentle pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. No fining. No filtration.
Aging: Alsatian foudre, 6 months on lees
Sulfur added: None
Fresh, young and vibrant, with softer notes and mouth feel lingering from malolactic fermentation. Fun-drinking now, with excellent aging potential.