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Riesling Grand Cru Kirchberg de Ribeauville 2012 - Louis Sipp

Data sheet
  • Winery: Grand Vin d'Alsace Louis Sipp
  • Denomination: AOC Alsace Grand Cru Kirchberg de Ribeauvillé
  • Variety: 100% Riesling
  • Nation: France
  • Production area: Ribeauvillé
  • Region: Alsace
  • Year: 2012
  • Gradation: 13% vol.
  • Bottle: 75 cl
  • In Vineyard: Certified Organic Agriculture
  • Vinification: Fermenting musts without any help and with indigenous yeasts. Fermentation in age-old oak barrels at controlled temperature.
  • Yeast: Indigenous
  • Aging: From 8 to 11 months on the lees then it is filtered and bottled or stored in oak barrels.
  • Match with: Ideal with fish, seafood and shellfish in sauce, white meat but also goat cheese. It can also accompany an entire meal.
  • Typology: Bianco
  • Serving Temperature: Temperatura 8-10°C.
  • Premi: 16.5/20 La Revue du Vin de France, 15/20 Gault & Millau, 15/20 Bettane et Desseauve
  • Ideal consumption: da 2017 a 2029
  • Our judgment: 91/100

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Classified Grand Cru with decree of 1975, this terroir has long been recognized as exceptional. It was mentioned for the first time in 1328 and to this day the reviews of the best specialists of Grands Crus d'Alsace unanimously confirm that this terroir is part of the elite Grand Cru of Alsace.

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wine description

The vineyard from which the Riesling Grand Cru Kirchberg de Ribeauville originates benefits from the south-south-west exposure, in combination with a marked slope, giving excellent insolation during ripening. The substrate consists of dolomitic marl and upstream of chalk marl. Clay soils, often very stony, on which the Riesling vineyards are located in the historic heart of the Grand Cru.

CLIMAte

2012 was a chaotic year in terms of weather conditions. The exit from winter was rapid, but short-lived: after a very hot March, temperatures quickly returned to abnormally low values for the season. Flowering took place in cool and humid conditions and therefore went through a fairly long period. After a very rainy and cold beginning of summer, finally August saw warmer and sunnier conditions return. The moderate temperatures in September allowed the grapes to fully mature while preserving their freshness.

tasting notes

Splendid golden yellow color with green reflections. The nose is expressive, fruity and fragrant (mango, papaya, nectarine, mandarin) bringing the exotic touch to this Grand Cru. In the mouth it is very pleasant and delicately structured, the mandarin has its effect. Dry but not hard, broad but not heavy, this riesling shows a great structure and volume. The finish is salty and long and the great strength of this wine is given by its power and balance brought about thanks to organic agriculture.

aging capacity

Wine ready to be tasted and with excellent aging margins. 

small tips

Taste it at a temperature of 8 ° -10 ° C. Ideal with fish, seafood and shellfish in sauce, white meats but also goat cheese. It can also accompany an entire meal.

  • Product Name:Riesling Grand Cru Kirchberg de Ribeauville 2012 - Louis Sipp
  • Product Reference: 0445
  • By Grands Vins d'’Alsace Louis Sipp
  • Price: 26,00
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  • Product Weight: 1.50 kg
  • Description: Classified Grand Cru with decree of 1975, this terroir has long been recognized as exceptional. It was mentioned for the first time in 1328 and to this day the reviews of the best specialists of Grands Crus d'Alsace unanimously confirm that this terroir is part of the elite Grand Cru of Alsace.
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