Domaine Weinbach - Riesling - Cuvée Colette

Domaine Weinbach - Riesling - Cuvée Colette - 2018 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Domaine Weinbach - Riesling - Cuvée Colette

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Domaine Weinbach is a family-owned winery located in the heart of Alsace, France. The estate has a rich history dating back to the 17th century when it was founded by Capuchin monks. Today, the winery is run by the Faller family, who have been producing exceptional wines for generations.

Their Riesling is a standout wine, known for its complexity and balance. The Cuvée Colette is a particularly special vintage, named after the family matriarch. It is made from grapes grown in the Grand Cru Schlossberg vineyard, which is known for its steep slopes and mineral-rich soil. The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged on its lees for several months, resulting in a wine with a rich texture and intense aromas of citrus and stone fruit.

Domaine Weinbach is committed to sustainable farming practices, using only organic and biodynamic methods in their vineyards. This dedication to the environment is reflected in the quality of their wines, which are known for their purity and expression of terroir.

If you are looking for a high-quality Riesling with a rich history and a commitment to sustainability, look no further than Domaine Weinbach's Cuvée Colette.

A wine to drink without restraint. This wine has a nice richness, made from old vines, this nectar offers great complexity and a lot of elegance. The residual sugars are low, around 4g / l, allowing a good balance.Very expressive nose upon opening. The glass explodes the candied citrus fruit with a slightly exotic touch. Then it's around the white fruits to express themselves and mineral notes. On the palate, there is more relief than on the Théo cuvée with a natural fat which makes this juice more fleshy. Slightly tangy finish, very palatable.
A wine to drink without restraint. This wine has a nice richness, made from old vines, this nectar offers great complexity and a lot of elegance. The residual sugars are low, around 4g / l, allowing a good balance.Very expressive nose upon opening. The glass explodes the candied citrus fruit with a slightly exotic touch. Then it's around the white fruits to express themselves and mineral notes. On the palate, there is more relief than on the Théo cuvée with a natural fat which makes this juice more fleshy. Slightly tangy finish, very palatable.
Type:
White
Country:
France
Region:
Alsace
Appellation:
Alsace
Producer:
Domaine Weinbach
Grapes/Blend:
Riesling
ABV:
13.8%
Pairing Sugesstions:
Shellfish, Crab, Lobster, Goat Cheese, Green Vegetables, Fresh Herbs and Aromatic Dishes

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Domaine Weinbach is situated at the foot of the Schlossberg hill in Alsace and is named after a small stream, ‘Wine Brook’, that runs through the Estate. Founded...

Domaine Weinbach is situated at the foot of the Schlossberg hill in Alsace and is named after a small stream, ‘Wine Brook’, that runs through the Estate. Founded in 1612 by Capuchin monks and then taken over by the Faller brothers in 1898, it is now in the hands of Catherine Faller and her son Théo who produce some of the country’s finest wines.

I visit a lot of wine estates, but this is one visit I will remember for a long time. Weinbach, based in Kientzheim, is one of the star domaines of Alsace.Jamie Goode, wineanorak.com

Domaine Weinbach farms biodynamically and hand harvest all of the crop with a view to quality over quantity. Each vineyard has its own specific terroir, which along with the other unique characteristics of grape and vintage, shimmer through these elegant and sophisticated wines thanks to their ageing in large old oak foudres.

Catherine and Théo grow a variety of grapes within the estate - Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Muscat, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Sylvaner - but it is Riesling that is the king of Alsace wine and at the hearts of the Faller family. The Domaine owns 8 hectares of Riesling vineyards and they were among the first in Alsace to receive Grand Cru status in 1975.

On a base of granite rocks, the soils are brown, slightly acidic, and pebbly. The Schlossberg’s steep, south-facing slopes ensure exposure to optimal sunshine. The soils are very well drained and warm up very rapidly producing delicate fruit with a bouquet of great finesse.

I have already nailed my colours to the mast by listing Domaine Weinbach in my 100 Most Iconic Wine Estates book. I am always absolutely mesmerised by the thrilling wines from this Domaine.” Matthew Jukes

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Alsace

Alsace is a region in northeastern France that is known for producing some of the finest white wines in the world. The region has a long history of...

Alsace is a region in northeastern France that is known for producing some of the finest white wines in the world. The region has a long history of winemaking, dating back to the Roman era. The wines of Alsace are made from a variety of grapes, including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, and Muscat.

The style of production in Alsace is unique, as the wines are made in a dry style, with little to no residual sugar. This allows the natural flavors of the grapes to shine through, resulting in wines that are crisp, refreshing, and full of character.

The region is also known for its sparkling wines, which are made using the traditional method, similar to Champagne. These wines are made from a blend of grapes, including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay, and are aged for several years before release.

Overall, the wines of Alsace are highly sought after by wine enthusiasts around the world, and are known for their exceptional quality and unique character. Whether you are a fan of dry whites or sparkling wines, Alsace has something to offer for every palate.

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