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Alsace Blanc, Achillee 2020

Achillee

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A bright, eye-catching pale-yellow colour with silver flashes. The nose shows a slightly oxidative characteristic, this isn’t a fault in the wine, this was purposeful. This is followed by touches of sweet almond, and peaches as well as Mirabelle plums. The palate reveals a well-integrated acidity, then led by the peachy style contributed by the Auxerrois. The sweet almond aromas find their echo on the palate. A vivacious streak of acidity expands gradually on the palate, resulting in an elegant finish.

Intense yellow with silvery notes. The nose is pure with floral notes, accompanied by aromas of apricots and mirabelles. The palate is very elegant with good structure and great persistence. A variety of citrus fruit notes enrich the aromatic palette.

Producer   Domaine de l’Achillée

Origin Alsace, France

Grapes Sylvaner (50%), Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, with Auxerrois, Muscat and Chasselas

Vintage 2020

Alcohol 12.5% ABV

Style Medium body natural white

Bottle size 750ml 

Winemaking Manual harvest into small crates. Wild yeast fermentation in stainless steel vat with very limited temperature control using pipes to run cold water down the walls of the vats. Fermentation and ageing (ageing on the fermentation lees) lasted for 1 year in stainless steel vat. Loose Kielselguhr Filtration. No fining, very little So2 used for bottling

Notes Biodynamic, Natural, Organic