Pinot Gris Sonnenglanz Grand Cru 2017 – Trapet Alsace

39,52 

Incl. VAT.
(52,69  / 1000 ml)
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Contains sulfur

Type

Vintage

Variety

Content

Alcohol content

14% Vol.

Residual sweetness

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Acid

5,9 g/l

Drinking temperature

11°

Manufacturer

Domaine Trapet Alsace, 14 Rue des Prés, 68340 Riquewihr / France, Organic certificate: FR-BIO-01

Tasting note from from 13.08.2020, Copyright Christina Hilker

Info about the situation

Immediately outside the village, to the northwest, at the extreme edge of the foothills, lies the Sonnenglanz vineyard at an altitude of 220 to 270 metres to the southeast. It has a very favourable microclimate with particularly low rainfall . The soil is fairly homogeneous, the subsoil consisting only of Tertiary conglomerate of the limestones of the Rhine Graben and interstratified marls from the Eo-oligocene age, forming a fairly heavy, well-structured and very stony limestone soil.

Color

Brilliant golden yellow.

Nose

An intense aroma pours from the glass of the 2017 Sonnenglanz Gewurztraminer Grand Cru. Roses, hibiscus and the scent of Earl Grey tea combine with apricot, orange zest, orange liqueur and marzipan. A concise wine with a lot of aroma and complex depth.

Palate

Sweetness and acidity in harmony give it liveliness. As in the year before, a finesse and structure reminiscent of Riesling comes to the fore on the palate, yet this is unmistakably Gewürztraminer - and what a Gewürztraminer it is. A wonderful representative of a grape variety where Alsace is always setting standards - and no limits to creativity in the kitchen for chefs and hobby cooks.

Food recommendations by Christina Hilker

  • Chestnut ravioli with pear and duck liver
  • Livar Pork Belly 36hrs Grilled Pulpo Parmesan Ravioli Basil Foam Spiced Tomatoes Gel
  • Bleu d'Auvergne baked on kumquat ragout

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