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Dopff au Moulin Gewürztraminer Terres D'Epices 2016


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Country - France

Region - Alsace

Grape Varieties - Gewürztraminer 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Dopff Au Moulin

Tasting notes - A fine floral and fruity bouquet with prominent rose petal aromas, leads to a generous, off-dry wine with a beautiful texture, racy acidity and seductive flavours of lychee and stone fruits.

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This off-dry wine shows a generous character of ginger
and spice with a creamy and rich flavour.
Producer Note
The Dopff family have been winegrowers since 1574 and still manage the 70 hectare
estate near the charming medieval town of Riquewihr.The vineyards are more than
300 metres above sea level, nestled in the foothills of the lower Vosges, sheltered
from the northerly winds and the rain from the west. The southerly exposure of the
vineyards and favourable microclimate lend themselves to the art of producing
excellent wine. As a family of pioneers, they were responsilble for the use of the
stemmed wine bottles, which today distinguish Alsace wines from other regions. In
1900, tenth generation, Julien Dopff, was so impressed by the Champagne tastings
held in Paris' World Exhibition, he decided to learn the art of winemaking in
Champagne for 2 years before returning to Alsace. Initially, the Dopff family bought
juice in barrels from Champagne, blended, processed and aged the wines in
Ricquewihr. However, after WW II Julien Dopff strongly believed that a Crémant
made from local grape varieties and reflecting the terroir of Alsace should be
produced and protected. In 1976, together with 5 other producers, he finally
obtained official recognition for Crémant d'Alsace as an AOC.
Vineyard
The vineyards are situated in the lieu-dit of Gehey, in Riquewihr, on a gently sloping
hillside with an Eastern orientation. The terroir is made up of sandy clay soils with
good drainage. Pruned to the Guyot system, the vines undergo a green harvest and
meticulous canopy management, to ensure good light penetration and air flow.
Winemaking
The grapes were harvested at optimum maturity and carefully selected. The grapes
were whole bunch pressed, prior to a static settling process. Fermentation took
place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures, maintaining the purity of
fruit, the varietal characteristics of Gewürztraminer and the absolute expression of
terroir.
Tasting Note
A fine floral and fruity bouquet with prominent rose petal aromas, leads to a
generous, off-dry wine with a beautiful texture, racy acidity and seductive flavours of
lychee and stone fruits.
Serving Suggestion
Delicious with lobster or spicy duck dishes.
Grape
Gewürztraminer 100%

4970416A
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Data sheet

Vintage
2016
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Alsace

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Dopff au Moulin Gewürztraminer Terres D'Epices 2016

Country - France

Region - Alsace

Grape Varieties - Gewürztraminer 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Dopff Au Moulin

Tasting notes - A fine floral and fruity bouquet with prominent rose petal aromas, leads to a generous, off-dry wine with a beautiful texture, racy acidity and seductive flavours of lychee and stone fruits.

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