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Domaine Rietsch ‘Coquette’ Vin de France 2020

Estate: The Rietsch family has cultivated their property in the Mittelbergheim region of Alsace since the 17th century. Headed by Jean-Pierre Rietsch with his wife Sophie, Jean-Pierre is known for pioneering natural winemaking in the area. The 12 hectares of vines are farmed organically, with minimal intervention.

Winemaking: Wild yeast spontaneous fermentation with 15 days skin contact, aged on the lees 8 months, unfined no added SO2.

Tasting Notes: Peach, apricot, jasmine, lime zest, candied ginger framed by tangy acidity and light tannins. Orange, wild flower honey, trace of roasted nuts infuse the silky finish. Refined, delicate, sleek.

70% Riesling, 30% Gewürztraminer
Vin de France
12.2% Alcohol
$30 [average price]

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