Gewurztraminer Marcel Deiss (Domaine) Bergheim 1995 - Lot of 3 Bottles
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Gewurztraminer Marcel Deiss (Domaine) Bergheim 1995

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:White
  • Organic
  • 14% 
  • 2.25L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

An excellent Gewürztraminer, with great concentration and complexity on the nose and palate. To be enjoyed on its own or accompanying strongly flavoured food. More info

  • Quantity: 3 Bottles
  • Level: 3 into-neck
  • Label: 3 marked label
  • Country/Region: Alsace
  • Appellation/Wine: Gewurztraminer
  • Producer/Owner: Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
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Gewurztraminer Marcel Deiss (Domaine) Bergheimserve at a temperature of 12°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Cuisine Thaï, Munster, Foie gras poêlé.

  • Vintage score: 12/20
  • Lot presentation
    Gewurztraminer Marcel Deiss (Domaine) Bergheim

    Cuvée presentation

    The Alsace Gewürztraminer from Domaine Marcel Deiss has a sublime golden, almost luminescent, colour. On the nose, notes of lemon verbena and acacia honey emerge along with confit citrus fruit. It is fleshy and voluptuous in the mouth, with a fruit-forward finish. This cuvée can easily age for 10 years in the cellar – for enjoying on its own as an aperitif or alongside strong flavours, such as Munster and Bleu d’Auvergne cheese or a pan-fried foie-gras with macerated cherries.

    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: 3 Bottles
    • Level: 3 into-neck
    • Label: 3 marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
    • Country/Region: Alsace
    • Appellation/Wine: Gewurztraminer
    • Producer/Owner: Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
    • Vintage: 1995
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 12°
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics 
    • Intensity: Crisp
    • Dominant aroma: Exotic fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Gewurztraminer

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