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Marcel Deiss Altenberg de Bergheim

From winery fact sheet:

Typicity: Great sweet (overripe) white wine, simultaneously powerful, baroque and very fine. Explosive nose of fruit (citrus, tropical fruit), honey and vanilla. Resin aftertaste. Mouthfeel: impressive feshness. It is a meditation wine in its youth, royal at the table after 10 years.

Aging potential: 20 to 30 years

Serving: Open the day before. Temperature of 10°C. Grand Cru glass.

Pairing suggestions: Terrine of foie gras or pan-fried foie gras. Fatted chicken (with honey and lemon). Beef tartare. Blue cheeses. Fruit-based deserts.

Terroir: Clay, calcareous sandstone. Quiet, warm, dry and almost overexposed climate. Extremely regular noble rot.

Grape varieties: Complantation of all traditional Alsatian varieties, even pink chasselas!

Last edited on 5/4/2019 by Gurthark

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