Late Harvest Gewurztraminer 2016

20,40 

Late Harvest

“The Emperor”, full-bodied, sweet white wine, with a wonderful, subtle, elegant bouquet, that fills the nose and envelops the palate. Rich and mellow, with aromas of candied fruit.
Perfect as an aperitif, it is also an excellent accompaniment for foie gras, cheeses and desserts.
This wine is made grapes in an advanced state of ripeness.

Additional information

Grape Varieties

100% Gewurztraminer

Terroir

Harth de Colmar

Rainfall

550 mm/year

Age

50 years

Ageing

8 to 9 months in hundred-year-old casks

Colour

Deep yellow gold color with straw highlights.

Nose

The nose is intense and of a beautiful aromatic complexity revealing the strong maturity of the grape. The wine has hints of yellow fruit mingling with exotic fruit notes, and gives way to overtaking notes like quince, fruit paste, honey, dried apricot and currants.

Palate

The attack on the palate is full of botrytised flavors with hints of honey and dried fruit. The structure is fleshy and opulent. The wine has a beautiful persistence on the fruit and the freshness.

Food pairing

Appetizer – foie gras with truffles – escalope of foie gras – desserts

Alcohol

13,5 %

Sugar

74 g/L

Total acidity

2.9 g/L

Serving temperature

8°C

Cellaring

at least 10 years

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