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Muscat 2019 AOC Alsace

11.30

Fruity, fresh and crunchy

Muscat 2019 AOC Alsace

Particularly sensitive to climatic fluctuations, Muscat obliges us to plant it in various sectors in order to ensure a minimum harvest each year. It is therefore above all the grape varieties from which it comes from that express themselves there.

Tasting notes

  • Pale yellow with silver highlights
  • Particularly expressive and charming nose with delicate floral nuances of hawthorn, fresh fruit notes and of course a musky side.
  • A silky attack followed by an aromatic burst of fresh fruit that gives the sensation of biting directly into the grape, all supported by a fine acidity that prolongs the mouth on a pleasant note of freshness.

Food and wine pairing

Its fruitiness and freshness make it a thirst-quenching wine that is particularly pleasant as an aperitif, as well as at any time of day, especially in summer. Excellent with asparagus when combined with a fine sauce such as hollandaise or mousseline. Also very pleasant with scallops just fried or Sushi (without the wasabi!) or with a good slice of Kougelhopf!

Technical sheet

  • Tasting context Wines for starters
  • Area 0,50
  • Position At the bottom of a hillside with a southern exposure.
  • Type of soil Granite with two micas.
  • Age of the vines 15 to 30 years old
  • Production 3 369 bottles
  • Cuvée / blend Muscat d'Alsace : 40% - Muscat Ottonel : 60%.
  • Tasting temperature 8-10°C
  • Sweetness DrySemidrySoftSweet
  • Alcohol 13.4 °
  • Residual sugars 3.66 g/l
  • Tartaric acidity 4.87 g/l
  • pH 3.45
  • Ageing potential 5-8 years

Classics wines : Other