Reserve  Pinot Gris, Cave de Turckheim

Reserve Pinot Gris, Cave de Turckheim

Region
Turckheim, Alsace, France
Vintage:
2016
Producer:
Cave de Turckheim
Grapes:
Pinot Gris / Grigio
Wine Description:

This is consistently a delicious wine from the excellent Coop at Turckheim. A broad, rich style with flavours of honey, spice and ripe fruit.

Tasting Note:

Made with carefully selected grapes , this is a rich, ripe and rounded, although still dry, wine. Pale golden yellow with floral and spice aromas, very textural with a long, slightly smoky finish.

Food Suggestion:

Perfectly compliments exotic flavours along with fish, chicken or vegetable dish, particularly if you are cooking with Thai or Asian spices, ginger or chilli.

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Producer Description

Widely regarded as one of the best co-operatives in the world, Cave de Turckheim are situated at the mouth of the Munster Valley and work closely with 180 partners who’s vineyards span the breadth of Alsatian terroir and grape varieties. Significant investment in the winery allows a high degree of separate vinification, offering Michel Lihrman (senior winemaker for 25 years) to select the nuances of variety and soil types in his signature dry style of wines while pushing pure fruit flavours to the fore. Committed to producing the highest quality wines (growers are encouraged to keep yields low and pick by hand) and long term advocates of sustainable practices, Cave de Turckheim have the largest organic vineyard holdings in Alsace. As such organic wines are being added to their extensive range, which covers the excellent value Cave Tradition range up to individual Grand Cru varietals as well as Crémants d’Alsace and Vendange Tardive dessert wines.