Pfaff Tradition Riesling Alsace AOC

Located at the heart of the vineyard of Alsace since 1957, Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim has developed a taste for quality and innovation in line with its traditions and values.
An austere, dry Riesling, almost German is style, due to the cold vintage of 2019: a must-try for Riesling lovers.

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VARIETALS
100% Riesling

VINTAGE
2019

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 12.5%
Residual sugar 3 g/l

APPEARANCE
Straw yellow colour.

NOSE
The nose is fresh, developing lemon aromas with an elegant floral bouquet evoking pine tree, white flowers and citrus fruit, showing some petrol-like notes typical of Riesling from cold vintages.

PALATE
Dense and sophisticated attack on the palate.
It expresses plenty of volume and a refined palate of yellow fruit flavours, with salinity and some tension.
An austere, cold Riesling, almost German is style, due to the vintage.

AGEING
Maturing on fine lees for 4 months.
Ageing in vats for 5 months before bottling.

PAIRING
Riesling goes especially well with seafood, such as delicate fish, shellfish, or oysters; and white meat, especially if stewed in wine sauce and cold cuts.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
Drink well now but can be kept for 5 years.

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