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Rouge de Saint-Hippolyte Marcel Deiss (Domaine)  2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle
Rouge de Saint-Hippolyte Marcel Deiss (Domaine)  2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle Rouge de Saint-Hippolyte Marcel Deiss (Domaine)  2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Rouge de Saint-Hippolyte Marcel Deiss (Domaine) 2016

An excellent Alsatian Pinot Noir: fresh, fruity and supple. This red can also be enjoyed as a summer wine, to accompany grilled barbecue meats.

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Lot Description: Rouge de Saint-Hippolyte Marcel Deiss (Domaine) 2016

Lot description

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

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Alsace
  • Appellation/Wine: Rouge de Saint-Hippolyte
  • Producer/Owner: Marcel Deiss (Domaine)
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 100% Pinot noir
  • Service temperature (in °C): 14

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Biodynamics
  • Size (in ha): 27
  • Intensity : Light
  • Dominant aroma : Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The Saint-Hyppolyte red is the vestige of a time when only red wines were produced in the Alsace – from the Twelfth to the Fifteenth Centuries. Its terroir favours early harvests, presenting friable granite, sandy and very dry – but extremely fertile – soil in the commune of Saint Hippolyte. Notes of ripe red fruit open on the nose, revealing a fresh fruity palate with supple tannins. It pairs very well with grilled red meats and bloomy rind cheeses.

    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
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

  • Service temperature14°
  • Peak -