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Domaine Thomas - AOC Alsace Grand Cru Kafferkopf 2018 Domaine Thomas - AOC Alsace Grand Cru Kafferkopf 2018

Domaine Thomas - AOC Alsace Grand Cru Kafferkopf 2018

The realm of fine wines.

Single Bottle:

$80.00
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Type:White

Varietal:White Blend

Varietal Blend:Gewurztraminer 60% / Riesling 30% / Pinot Gris 10%

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:14%

Region:Alsace

Country:France

Tasting Notes

In the realm of fine wines, the Grand Cru Riesling stands as a testament to exceptional craftsmanship. It achieves a remarkable fusion, marrying the exotic allure of Gewurztraminer, the invigorating freshness of Riesling, and the understated elegance of Pinot Gris. With its semi-dry nature, this wine epitomizes a harmonious balance, delivering an extraordinary tasting experience.

Technical Info

Brand:Domaine Thomas

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:ECOCERT - 68/10154/959167

Country of Origin:France

Serving Temperature:12-14°C

Sugar Residual:23.8 g/l

Drink By:2028

Wine Ageing:11-Month ageing in 500L French oak barrels.

Winemaking Style:Traditional

Harvest:Hand-harvested

Winemaking:Direct pressing, slow (12h) by pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel vats with indigenous Yeasts. Aging in oak vats for 11 months.

Viticulture:Situated in Ammerschwihr, on granite and limestone-rich soils the vineyard hosts a blend of varietals, with 60% Gewurztraminer, 30% Riesling, and 10% Pinot Gris. The vines, averaging 60 years in age, are cultivated using Massale selection and maintained at a planting density of 5000 vines per hectare.

Food Pairing:Szechuan prawns, Spicy pork dumpling, Spicy beef dumpling, Spicy fish dumpling, Spicy prawns dumpling, Thai green curry, Pumpkin gnocchi.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Domaine Thomas

Domaine Thomas André et Fils, a family winery situated in the charming Ammerschwihr region of Alsace, France, spans 11 hectares of picturesque landscapes, encompassing a diverse range of terroirs, including three prestigious Grand Cru sites. Committed to the art of winemaking, they uphold the principles of organic agriculture, with the foremost goal to foster and enhance vineyard biodiversity, with the know-how that healthy vines are essential for producing pure and elegant wines. Over three generations, they have dedicated themselves to refining the handcrafted aspects of their work. Every harvest is tenderly handpicked, ensuring a personal touch from vine to glass. Within their cellars, they adopt a gentle, natural winemaking approach. Their wines are truly unique, reflecting the nuances of their terroirs, the character of individual vintages, and the identity of Domaine Thomas André et Fils.

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