Gewurztraminer Steingold A.O.C. Alsace 2011
STEINGOLD was created for the
festivities associated with the 50th anniversary of Cave des Vignerons
de PFAFFENHEIM &
It symbolizes the merger of the original wineries of Pfaffenheim and Gueberschwihr, through the blending of Steinert and Goldert grand cru wines produced from delimited areas, respectively situated in the above mentioned villages.
Stein-gold - illustrates a symbol of wine and its origins. GOLD evokes the sun and STEIN the soil. This wine is produced from a blend of the sky and the earth.
Limestone and chalky-clay
Direct pneumatic pressing (vertical drains to obtain high quality juices), clarification, controlled fermentation temperatures, racking and maturing on fine lees for 4 months. Ageing in vats for 5 months before bottling.
Golden color with silver lights. Complex and very fresh nose revealing a large aromatic range: fruity flavours with white fruits ( peach, Williams pear, litchee, muscat grape), spicy aromas ( ginger-cumin) and honey floral notes ending with almond paste and candied citrus fruit. Well-balanced on the palate, this wine oscillates between freshness and sweetness, offering a harmonious association between purity and complexity with a hint of chili and mildcurry. Very long and persistant aromatic finish. Thanks to these qualities, this product was awards a gold medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition.
A treat as a pre-dinner drink. This wine will go well with thai sauce shrimps, American style monkfish, almonds trout, candied lemon tagine, lamb curry, cumin Munster, bleu de bresse, almond paste, white fruits pies and crumbles, exotic fruit salads.
Between 10 and 12°C
Can be conserved for up to 10 years