La Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim

Established 60 years ago, the Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim is one of the leading producers in Alsace

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For the second time in three years, Pfaff was distinguished in 2017 in two of the most influential European wine competitions, winning the Best French Wine Trophy the International Wine And Spirit Competition in London and being nominated Best National Producer at AWC Vienna

“Excellence” Brut A.O.C. Crémant d’Alsace “TOP 10 DES MEILLEURS EFFERVESCENTS DU MONDE 2017”

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Winemaking
The creation of this product has benefited from the careful attention of experts mastering in the « Art of Winemaking ». It Is the fruition of a harmonious blend of 3 grape varieties selected for their exceptional quality : Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Auxerrois. Gentle maturing for at least two years brings about rich characteristics of a rare complexity.

Tasting Notes
This wine boasts a shiny pale gold colour with a silver disk, fine and regular bubbles, as well as lasting bead. The nose is delicate with dried almond and roasted hazelnut aromas, buttery notes, followed by scents of grapefruit, cake and white flowers. The palate is both elegant and full
bodied, producing good depth underscored by buttered toast notes, with remarkable balance through to a persistent citrus finish.

Food Pairing
This is a gastronomic Crémant. Rich and complex, it is charming as an aperitif, but is also the perfect combination with scallops in a creamy sauce, grilled lobster, lemon chicken, veal and mushroom stew, as well as soft cheese such as valencay, camembert, saint-félicien and
rocamadour… or with dessert, pairing especially well with peach, apricot or almond tarts.
Alcohol 12 % alc./vol.
Grape varieties Pinot Blanc, Auxerrois, Chardonnay
Terroir Limestone and chalky-clay
Harvesting Handpicked

Le Clos des Amandiers Pinot Gris A.O.C. Alsace 2016

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Winemaking

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.

Tasting Notes

This Pinot gris develops floral, dried fruit and jammy aromas. It is fresh all the while full bodied, boasting suppleness. It is a wine with an attractive golden colour. Golden yellow wine. Bright and limpid.
A very open and expressive nose boasting ripened fruit: pear and cherry plum. It also develops subtle smoky notes bringing about complexity. All of these aromas are underscored by pleasant freshness. Frank and refined attack. This Pinot Gris is perfectly balanced, based upon remarkable freshness. It develops good amplitude, fat and a long and persistent finish. This wine is dominated by flavours of yellow fruit, and discreet smoky and dried fruit notes. It is an elegant and harmonious Pinot gris. Thanks to these qualities, this product was awarded a Gold
Medal at the Pinot Gris of the world and the Price of Excellence at the Vinalies National in 2013.

Food Pairing

It goes perfectly well with fish, either smoked or served with a sauce,
seafood and white meat (poultry, cold meat).
Serving TemperatureBetween 10 and 12°C
Ageing Potential Can be conserved for up to 5 years

Alcohol 13% alc./vol.
Grape varieties Pinot Gris
Terroir Limestone and chalky-clay
Harvesting Handpicked

Goldert Grand Cru Gewurztraminer A.O.C Alsace Grand Cru 2013

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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.

Tasting Notes

«Gewürz» means “spice” which is not surprising when you consider the characteristics of this grape variety. Gewurztraminer has strong fruity flavors, such as pineapple or litchi, and most of the time notes of rose petal. The spices are generally defined by touches of nutmeg and white
pepper. This wine is an attractive at once brilliant and limpid golden yellow color. When aired the nose exhales subtle notes of gingerbread and ripe fruit. The attack on the palate is delicate and silky. It has good volume and subtle freshness, thereby perfectly completing the balance
on the palate. It opens up nicely on the finish. Aromas of yellow fleshed fruit dominate and transform into spicier and slightly more mineral notes. Thanks to these qualities, this product was awarded a Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge in 2013.

Food Pairing

Its strong and round structure goes well with unctuous fish (trout with sundried tomatoes), white meat and game (venison with cranberries or rabbit with prunes) and sweet and sour dishes. It expresses its full potential with Goldert Grand Cru Gewurztraminer A.O.C Alsace Grand Cru 2013
a wide array of fruity desserts, and not to be forgotten cinnamon, vanilla, aniseed or ginger-flavored treats. Chinese cuisine also pairs well with Gewurztraminer.
Serving TemperatureBetween 10 and 12°C
Ageing Potential Can be conserved for 5 and 10 years old.

Alcohol 13 % alc./vol.
Grape varieties Gewurztraminer
Terroir Limestone and chalky-clay
Harvesting Handpicked

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