Riesling Marcel Deiss (Domaine) 2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Riesling Marcel Deiss (Domaine) 2016

  • Citrus
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Enjoy with friends
  • Color: White
  • Organic
  • 12.50 %
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

A Riesling with intense citrus aromas, tonicity on the palate and great ageing potential. More info

Since the grape harvest is not sorted at Domaine Marcel Deiss, it is the terroir which takes centre stage in his wines. This Riesling reveals lemon notes and a hint of minerality on the nose, which develop into pink grapefruit and mandarine after it has been allowed to breathe. At first tonic and refreshing, it has a great suppleness in the mouth with orange peel and a mineral stoniness on the finish. This cuvée can age for a good 10 years, to be paired ideally with freshwater fish or seafood.

Riesling Marcel Deiss (Domaine) serve at a temperature of 12°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Plateau de fruits de mer, Baeckeoffe, Choucroute Alsacienne.

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • Lot presentation
    Riesling Marcel Deiss (Domaine)

    Cuvée presentation

    Since the grape harvest is not sorted at Domaine Marcel Deiss, it is the terroir which takes centre stage in his wines. This Riesling reveals lemon notes and a hint of minerality on the nose, which develop into pink grapefruit and mandarine after it has been allowed to breathe. At first tonic and refreshing, it has a great suppleness in the mouth with orange peel and a mineral stoniness on the finish. This cuvée can age for a good 10 years, to be paired ideally with freshwater fish or seafood.

    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: 12.50 %
    • Country/Region: Alsace
    • Appellation/Wine: Riesling
    • Producer/Owner: Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
    • Vintage: 2016
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 12°
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics
    • Intensity: Crisp
    • Dominant aroma: Citrus
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    Riesling Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
    Riesling Marcel Deiss (Domaine)

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