Wine Gustave Lorentz, Pinot Gris Reserve, Alsace AOC, 2018
Wine gentle golden-yellow color.
Luxurious and expressive taste of the wine has a pronounced fruity and well balanced acidity. In a pleasant aftertaste remain fresh nuances of smoke.
Charming complex aroma of the wine is made of notes of dried white fruit, toasted hazelnuts and light shades smoked.
This versatile wine is an excellent aperitif and a perfect fit with a wide range of dishes. Particularly well with game, mushrooms and other vegetables, grilled meats, cheeses average degree of exposure and fruit desserts.
White semi-dry wine Pinot Gris Reserve is produced in the municipality of Bergheim, located in Alsace. The vineyards are located in a hilly area, which is characterized by a predominance of soil heavy clay and limestone layers. Crop is harvested by hand in early October. Under the press are whole bunches of berries. Juice with pulp obtained by pressing separated from their own past, and sent to defend ("debourbage") on the day. Then, the must is filtered. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in a combination of wild yeasts that live on the skin of the fruit, with breeding cultures. Wort is fermented in stainless steel tankers. Young wine vinification process undergoes double decanting: the first time during removal from the sediment, the second - during the clarification. The wine is aged in steel tanks for at least six months. Wine storage potential is 7-8 years.
Gustave Lorentz located in the town of Bergheim and has a land area of 66 acres, of which about 50% is occupied legendary vineyard Altenberg, as well as the entire vineyard Kantselberg.
Annual production capacity of the company Gustav Lorenz is more than 1.8 million bottles of wine making winery one of the largest producers of Alsace. Similar figures from major competitors and the manufacturer is 0.9 to 1.5 million bottles. In addition to the crop from its own vineyards, the company buys grapes from outside wine - 80% of the total beverage made from purchased grapes. For wine production company uses almost all the varieties of grapes that are grown in Alsace Muscat, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, Riesling and others.