Marc Kreydenweiss Moenchberg Grand Cru Pinot Gris 2018

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Country: France
Region: Alsace
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2018
Aging Potential: Ready to Drink
Serving Temperature: 9 °C
Alcohol Level: 13.5%

- Organic & Biodynamic Wine -

The Wine
A sweet floral/candy nose will hit you right away and immediately make you forget your drinking pinot gris. The palate has hints of sour fruit (watermelon/lemon). The finish is long and has a mineral or stone texture. The sweetness on the finish lingers across the palate. Medium bodied.

Domaine Marc Kreydenweiss was established in Alsace, in 1650 and has been in the same family for thirteen generations—more than three and a half centuries.

In 1971, at age 23, Marc Kreydenweiss took over the family winery. Among his first innovations were a switch to organic farming and yield reduction through extensive pruning. Most importantly, in 1984, he began focusing on planting specific varietals matched to specificterroirs to capture the truest expression of each grape variety.

Over the years, Marc’s love for the soil grew into a love for the earth, and he began to champion the well-being of the planet and preservation of its natural resources. He found himself drawn to biodynamic viticulture, and the domaine began embracing biodynamic practices in 1989.
By 1990, Marc had converted the estate to 100 percent biodynamic farming, a distinction shared by a small group of wineries worldwide.

With biodynamics, the grapes are organically cultivated, without pesticides or commercial fertilizers, and vineyard work is timed to the cycles of the sun, moon and stars. The vines are pruned very short to control yields and are cleaned of all extra shoots to allow for good aeration and exposure to the sun. Pruning also ensures even spacing of grape bunches on each vine.

Producer Marc Kreydenweiss
Country France
Region Alsace
Color White
Classification Moenchberg
Style Fresh and Fruity
Alcohol Content 13.5%
Serving Temperature 9°C
Vintage 2014
Grape Variety 100% Pinot Gris
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring Drink/Keep
Bottle Size 75cl
Food Pairing Nil
IWC Ratings Nil
Robert Parker Nil
Wine Spectator Nil
James Halliday Nil

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