Alsace 1er Cru Langenberg Marcel Deiss (Domaine) 2017 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Alsace 1er Cru Langenberg Marcel Deiss (Domaine) 2017

  • Citrus
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:White
  • Organic
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

A striking full-bodied cuvée with a hint tonicity and a steely acidity on the finish.  More info

The Langenberg terroir is situated in the commune of Saint-Hippolyte. Its granite soil produces intensely aromatic dry wines – with notes of lemon, grapefruit and white flowers – which are subtle in the mouth with a steely saline finish. At once sumptuously full-bodied and light, this cuvée pairs beautifully with asparagus, grilled fish and fresh goats’ cheese. It can be cellared for a good 10 years.

Alsace 1er Cru Langenberg Marcel Deiss (Domaine) serve at a temperature of 12°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Poissons en sauce légèrement citronnée, Baeckeoffe, Comté, vieux gouda ou parmesan.

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • Lot presentation
    Alsace 1er Cru Langenberg Marcel Deiss (Domaine)

    Cuvée presentation

    The Langenberg terroir is situated in the commune of Saint-Hippolyte. Its granite soil produces intensely aromatic dry wines – with notes of lemon, grapefruit and white flowers – which are subtle in the mouth with a steely saline finish. At once sumptuously full-bodied and light, this cuvée pairs beautifully with asparagus, grilled fish and fresh goats’ cheese. It can be cellared for a good 10 years.

    Information about domain Marcel Deiss

    Jean-Michel Deiss, (the son of Marcel Deiss, who established the property in 1949) currently manages the 27 hectares of vines, which are planted on some of Alsace's finest terroirs, including the grand cru Altenburg de Bergheim. Jean-Michel Deiss grows his vines according to biodynamic principles, a philosophy that prohibits any form of chemical treatment and combines an understanding of cosmic rhythms with work on the soil and the vines. The objective? To encourage the vines to develop as deep a root system as possible in the subsoil, thereby giving full expression to the terroir. Despite being an acknowledged master of the art of making single varietal wines such as Pinot Gris and Riesling, this exceptional winegrower has waged a veritable campaign against the traditional Alsace approach of regarding the grape variety as the essence of the wine, and granting negligible importance to the terroir. Thus he has reintroduced ancestral practices such as mixed planting of all of the traditional varieties (Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris) on the same plot, with no sorting at the harvest. The terroir then comes to the forefront, free to fully express itself without the omnipresent constraint of a single variety. After years of campaigning, Jean-Michel Deiss finally succeeded in obtaining authorisation for the application of the terms "Grand Cru" and "Premier Cru" (previously reserved for traditional cuvées) to these "vins de terroir". The names of the grape varieties have not appeared on the labels since 2005. More information : Read the article about domain Marcel Deiss on the blog

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Alsace
    • Appellation/Wine: Alsace
    • Classification: 1er Cru
    • Producer/Owner: Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
    • Vintage: 2017
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 12°
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics 
    • Size (in ha): 27
    • Intensity: Crisp
    • Dominant aroma: Citrus
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: Complantation de cépages traditionnels alsaciens (Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris,…)
    Alsace 1er Cru Langenberg Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
    Alsace 1er Cru Langenberg Marcel Deiss (Domaine)

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