It distinguishes itself by its great maturity developed through an early and sunny terroir.
8° TO 10°
2 - 5 YEARS
6 MONTHS ON FINE LEES
CALCAREOUS & MARL
Harvested in the valley of Kientzheim-Kaysersberg, at the foot of the hills under the Vosges, soil composed of gravel and marly-limestone alluvium.
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks followed by maturing in tanks for at least 6 months before bottling.
Straw yellow dress.
Intensity and gluttony. First fruity and exotic nose (mango, lychee), then notes of violets and rose.
Frank wine, greedy, well supported by the typical freshness of this vintage.
Gewurztraminer Altenbourg, a fine and distinguished wine ideal for meals.
Food & Wine pairing: which meal with the Gewurztraminer Altenbourg?
The Gewurztraminer lieu-dit Altenbourg is the perfect accompaniment to foie gras, strong cheeses and fruit pies. It can also offer a surprising and charming combination with Asian cuisine, for example with a green Thai curry.
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