Domaine Marcel Deiss

Alsace Grand Cru Blanc 'Schoenenbourg'

Alsace Grand Cru Blanc 'Schoenenbourg', Domaine Marcel Deiss
  • Certified biodynamic
  • Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sylvaner, Muscat d’Alsace (white and red), Muscat à Petit Grain, Gewurtztraminer, Traminer, Chasselas, Chasselas Rose
  • A very steep slope, south facing
  • Bedrock of fertile, water-retentive, iridescent Keuper marl covered by light layers of Vosgian sandstone soil and gypsum
  • Heaviest soils of the crus
  • Planted between 1952-1982
  • 8,000-12,000 vines per ha
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Very slow, whole-cluster pressing for up to 12 hours
  • Fermented and aged in large ancient foudres for 12 months

Info

Vintage:
2017
Country:
France
Region:
Alsace
Appellation:
Alsace
Variety:
Blend - Alsace
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Certified Biodynamic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle FR-DES-63-17 6/750ml

Press & Reviews

James Suckling
Score
98
Date
2022-01-01