Alsace Rotenberg 2003





Alsace Rotenberg 2003
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
60,48 €
riche et structure
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Alsace Rotenberg 2003

Alsace Rotenberg 2003

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House founded in 2003

One of the widest selections of the web of authors' wines and craftsmen


Première dalle calcaire de la grande Oolithe, inclinée vers l’est, dressée comme une sentinelle face au sud et à la plaine, le Rotenberg est le plus précoce des terroirs de Bergheim. Ses sols rouges, marqués par le fer, profondément calcaires et ce climat totalement solaire rassemblent le Riesling et le Pinot Gris dans ce miroitement d’agrumes caractéristiques, moins confits qu’au Grasberg, mais fins et très élégants.

Climat Inclinée vers l’est, face au sud et à la plaine, lieu torride et surexposé

Cépages complantation de Riesling et Pinot gis

Vinification Pressurage long en raisin entier, pas de débourbage. Fermentation en foudre avec levures indigènes. Elevage sur lies totales pendant une année.

Idée d'accord Sur les Produits de la mer (gambas, St Jacques,) les poissons nobles (pavé de bar grillé sauce à l’orange, rôti de lotte et sabayon à la mandarine, langoustes tièdes aux agrumes). Foie gras frais ou poêlé. Les volailles (Tandori ou au gingembre). Les Fromages: chèvre frais, munster.

12 % Alc.Vol.

What is an author wine?

This can be so diverse depending on the personality of their sire, that it is easier to define what it is not. An author wine is anything but a standard, stereotypical wine, made to please as many people as possible. It is therefore rarely produced in millions of copies, copying itself from vintage in vintage.

An author wine is therefore a wine that does not look like that of the neighbor. Which from year to year will evolve according to the vagaries of the weather and the mood of the author - the two that can be linked. Because the author does not rely on market studies to carry out his boat. He makes his wine as he feels, as he likes, as he can, sometimes ... and too bad if he does not please everyone.

This is why author wines are sometimes classified as "table wine" or "France wine". Because the winemaker did not plan the authorized grape variety*, makes the assembly or vinification recommended in the name **. He is often a bit rebellious, our author. But that is why we like it! ... That said, author's wines are not systematically marginal: they are present in most of the appellations, and can be part of the elite of these this***. Because they are not content to have personality: they are good, in addition! With in general aDegree of TorchabilityVery high: we never tire of it at the end of the first sip.

As author's wines are not chaptalized, levied, hacked ... They can have very different profiles depending on the vintage. It is up to us (resellers and consumers) to accept them as they are, and to remain faithful to the producers, because they need us to continue their activity.


* For example, theTouriga Nacionalin the Minervois, or theSyrahIn Forez ribs. They are crazy, these authors!

** Some winegrowers dare to produceSweety with Mourvèdre or oneNatural sparkling with Pineau d'Aunis

*** Like those of Jean-François Ganevat in the Jura or Zind-Humbercht in Alsace

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