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Pinot Gris Barriques Ostertag (Domaine)  2015 - Lot of 1 Bottle
Pinot Gris Barriques Ostertag (Domaine)  2015 - Lot of 1 Bottle Pinot Gris Barriques Ostertag (Domaine)  2015 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Pinot Gris Barriques Ostertag (Domaine) 2015

An elegaic expression of Pinot Gris from André Ostertag as only he knows how to produce. This is a dry, straight wine with multiple layers of depth: immediately gratifying and utterly unforgettable.

  • €21

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Lot Description: Pinot Gris Barriques Ostertag (Domaine) 2015

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • WineDex : no

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Alsace
  • Appellation/Wine: Pinot Gris
  • Climat/Cuvée: Barriques
  • Producer/Owner: Ostertag (Domaine)
  • Vintage: 2015
  • Color: White
  • Grape variety: 100% Pinot Gris
  • Service temperature (in °C): 12

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Biodynamics
  • Intensity : Crisp
  • Dominant aroma : Yellow fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The Pinot Gris Barriques is a blend of fruit from various parcels from various different terroirs, giving this cuvée its wonderful complexity, accentuated by oak barrel vinification which is sacrosanct on this domaine. This is a bone dry, refined and floral wine revealing honeyed aromas of yellow fruit and citrus.

    Located in Epfig, in the Lower-Rhine, the Domaine Ostertag ("Easter Day") has raised itself to the top of the hierarchy of Alsace properties in just two generations. Adolphe Ostertag created the Domaine in 1966. His son André took over in 1980, helped by his sister Annie. There are 15 hectares of vines, consisting of a hundred plots spread over five different terroirs. André Ostertag is in the habit of talking of the 80 gardens that he tends.
    Trained in Burgundy, André has made quality his priority. Controlled yields, careful management of the vines, meticulous vinification, and ageing partially in barrels (for the Pinot Gris). In 1997, he converted the vineyard to organic farming (with AB certification) and then to biodynamic methods (without certification). Riesling, of which André Ostertag is a big fan, accounts for nearly 50% of the property's vines. The other varieties, in decreasing proportions, are Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Sylvaner, Pinot Noir and Muscat. Different combinations of terroirs, grape varieties and levels of ripeness enable the Domaine to produce about twenty cuvées each year. André Ostertag classifies them in three main families: fruit wines (expressing the variety and grape flavours); stone wines (expressing the terroir); and vins de temps (which involve both meanings of the French word "temps" i.e. "weather" and "time", resulting in late ripening or noble rot).
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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  • Service temperature12°
  • Peak -