Wine Domaine Marcel Deiss, Schoenenbourg Grand Cru AOC Alsace, 2008
Moderately rich saturated bright wine.
Light acidity of the wine is combined with a full body and mineral character, with notes of gardenia, lily and chamomile, complemented with a touch of honey, brown spices, herbal distillates and a touch of the ocean breeze.
The aroma of this wine is full bouquet with notes of pepper and smoky flavor.
The wine goes well with foie gras, moderately sharp cheeses and desserts.
Shonenbur has a very unusual topography: steep slope gentle way to the south of keyperovogo marl, which is a heterogeneous mixture of gypsum and marl rainbow covered the Vosges sandstone layers. It combines a light, airy, loose soil on a rich fertile clay subsoil with good moisture-retaining properties. Shonenbura thriving wine with outstanding richness, have unique wines of this type features subtle in his youth, but manifested over time. Furthermore, they may contain an impressive amount of residual sugar.
Ageing potential of such wines 15-20 years. The vines grow here in the gypsum soil. Wine Domain Marcel Deiss Shonenbur Grand Cru 2005 - luxurious and deep, with a pleasant taste and mysterious.
The very first wine producers Deiss family were originally from Alsace, the small town of Bergheim. At the end of World War II, Marcel Deiss became the founder of the winery, "Marcel Deiss Domain". And later, his grandson Jean-Michel decided to continue the work of his grandfather. He graduated from the school of winemaking and has over 25 years engaged in the production of wine in this area becoming one of the most well-known and respected people. At present, the economy Deiss has 27 hectares of vineyards, in which Jean-Michel has introduced new methods of care for the vines. Dice in the vineyards grow a wide variety of grades. But the most important feature remains its unique method of mixing varieties in one product, making it constantly produces more and more amazing wines. For vinification used natural yeast. Light varieties are vinified in stainless steel vats, and stronger in wooden barrels. After passing the alcoholic fermentation the wine is kept on the lees about 6-8 months. Wine Dice have amazing flavor and beautiful bright taste.