Wine Le Clos du Chateau Isenbourg, Riesling "Les Tommeries", Alsace AOC, 2007
Wine beautiful golden straw color.
In a dry and fresh taste of wine is dominated by shades of ripe apple, fragrant pear and mineral nuances. The wine has a long pleasant aftertaste.
In a complex, elegant aroma of wine can be traced nuances of citrus, juicy pear and light notes of benzene.
Great wine as an aperitif, perfectly revealed in conjunction with seafood, oysters, mussels, fish, cod, traditional Alsace cuisine, especially with sauerkraut Choucroute garnie, and goat cheese.
Pleasant dry wine Riesling "Les Tommeries", 2007 pear and apple notes made of Alsatian Riesling berries which are collected from vines 25 years of age, grown in the vineyard area of 5 hectares. The vineyard Château Isenbourg presents several grape varieties Riesling and assigned under a fifth of the land. For local soils are characteristic of clay and sand layers, blotches limestone, gravel and rocks. Land perfectly holds moisture.
After harvest Riesling wine "Le Toomre" berries are moving carefully and only the best of them are sent to the press. Vinification takes place under strictly controlled temperature conditions. During the 16 weeks is wine lees, and after filtration is kept in steel tanks. Before use, it is recommended to cool the wine.
Le Clos du Chateau Isenbourg - this vineyard, which was firmly entrenched title "Pearls of Alsace." Its area is only 5 hectares, it is located on a steep slope and is bordered by Grand Cru "Voorburg". Alsace is characterized by a small landing area, scattered over the hills and the Château Isenbourg - holistic, enclosed vineyard, which is rare for these lands. Also unusual and unique use of the word "Chateau" in the title of ownership.
In the picturesque hills Château Isenbourg vine grapes grew in the era of the Merovingian, due to the peculiarities of soil and climate: the air on top of warming is much better than in the valley, and moderate humidity and plenty of sunlight grapes provide ideal conditions for development. In addition, the terraced planting technique allows you to save the accumulated heat due to the high walls of pink sandstone.
Today, continuing the work of the monks produced wine for centuries in these lands, the vines are grown using traditional methods of Grand Cru. In order to obtain particularly ripe berries practice of restricting the volume of the crop in a natural way. The average yield is not high - 40 hl / ha, which allows only about 24,000 bottles a year, most of which are immediately sent to the prestigious restaurants around the world.