Country: France Region: Alsace
Varietal: Pinot Blanc
Vintage: 2016 Colour: White Style: Dry
Producer: Cave de Pfaffennheim
Gentle direct pressing (use of vertical drains in view of obtaining high quality juice), clarification, controlled fermentation temperatures, racking and maturing on fine lees for 4 months. Aged in vats for 5 months before bottling.
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Pinot blanc is smoky, well-structured, persistent and is pleasantly mellow on the palate. In addition, its extraordinary freshness contributes to its growing success with those who appreciate nice floral bouquets and wines that are refined on the palate. It is a pale golden colour, with light green tints. Its extremely open nose develops peach and apricot aromas. It is fresh and crunchy, with subtle roasted aromas. Its attack on the palate is frank and refined. This wine expresses flavours that are rather fruity (yellow peach, plum). Well-balanced it offers good matter on the palate. The finish is very refreshing, with good aromatic persistence, dominated by hazelnut, liquorice and smoky notes. This is a gastronomic Pinot blanc, that is perfectly suited to a meal.
It can be served whenever a dry white wine is the best choice. It is possible to pair this wine with an entire meal. It can be consumed at any time of the day and is a loyal thirst-quenching friend. Pinot blanc goes perfectly well with appetisers, asparagus, onion tart, quiche, rabbit, and sweets, served after the cheese and before the fruit.