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Wine Domaine Marcel Deiss, Rotenberg Cru d'Alsace "La Colline Rouge", 2012

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Tasting Notes


Wine is light golden color.


Taste wine deep, with mineral and fruity notes, hints of lemon, orange, raspberry, earth, with good acidity and mineral aftertaste.


Wine with a fresh citrus scent.


The wine goes well with dishes of noble fish and seafood.

Interesting Facts

Rotenber is the earliest terroirs Bergheim. It is located on a limestone slab period of great oolite, tilted to the east. Red soil, rich in iron and limestone, coupled with solar warm climate create excellent conditions for planted in Rotenbere varieties Riesling and Pinot Gris. Grapes of Rotenbera turns out not so sweet as from Grasbera, but has a very subtle and elegant style, with fine mineral and citrus shades. "Rotenber - it is very concentrated, powerful and smooth wine, fabulously deep that combines beauty with power and refinement," - wrote in the magazine "Wine Advocate" famous wine critic Robert Parker. "Originating from the Jurassic limestone terroir, this wine with a fruity aroma, taste scale and fine acidity, deep and dense, very tempting," - described as "Rotenber 2005" in "Le Grand Guide des Vins de France 2009" wine critics Bettane & Desseauve . Domaine Marcel Deiss Rotenberg, 2005, you can be drunk young, and can withstand up to 15 years.


The first winegrowers family Dice settled in Alsace in the town of Bergheim in 1744. After World War II, in 1947, founded the winery Marcel Deiss "Domain Marcel Deiss." His grandson - Jean-Michel - to adequately continue the work of his grandfather, he graduated from the school of winemaking and for 25 years manages ancestral estate. During this time he was recognized as one of the most famous producers of white wine in the world. Agriculture Deiss has 27 hectares of vineyards located in 9 municipalities. Jean-Michel has introduced organic methods of caring for vines, and in 1997 moved to biodynamic. Dice grows a variety of varieties - Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and many others. However, the feature is that Jean-Michel does not share them, and often vinified together. As a result of such an experiment are born charming white wines certain unique character. Project Jean-Michel Deiss is perceived by many of his neighbors as a radical and even revolutionary. In fact, the goal is to return to the Dies methods, styles and traditions that have made the wines of Alsace, famous since the Middle Ages until the end of the XIX century. Some vines planted vineyards Dies tight enough - from 8 to 12 thousand per hectare, but treated so as to reduce the number of clusters. As a result, the average income is only 40 hectoliters per hectare, and the vineyards of large cru - 25-30, which is half the average yield in Alsace. Grapes were collected two weeks and gently pressed for 24 hours. When vinification only natural yeast fermentation begins naturally at low temperatures and lasts four to six weeks. Light wines are vinified in stainless steel tanks, more powerful - in large wooden barrels. After alcoholic fermentation, malolactic fermentation is not used, the wines are aged on the lees for six to eight months. Due to the low yield, cautious and careful treatment of wine Dice have a wonderful fresh, intense flavor and perfectly balanced taste. Range of wines presented "domain Marcel Deiss," includes the most stunning examples of perfectly reflecting the nuances of terroir and faithful to its roots.


  • Color depth: bright
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 10 °С
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  • Aging potential: 10-15 years
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