Pinot Gris “Portrait”

Crisply explosive with intense citrus.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: 875734008024

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  • Vintage 2016
  • Producer
  • Country France
  • Region Alsace
  • Composition:
    100% Pinot Gris
  • Winemaker Notes Just a few kilometers southwest of Colmar, the Zinck winery is located in Eguisheim, one of the loveliest villages in Alsace. Sheltered by the Vosges Mountains, the climate is semi-continental, quite sunny, temperate and dry. The winery is now run by Phillipe and Pascale Zinck. The vineyards cover over 20 hectares and produce wines with labels guaranteeing the origin of the wine, AOC. These include AOC Alsace, AOC Grand Cru, AOC Crémant of Alsace, and special mentions for the late harvest and grains nobles. Pair with white meat, wild game, fish in sauce, and regional cuisine.
  • Tasting Notes The nose is crisply explosive. The citrus profile ushers in touches of peach, apricots, and white pepper. Breathing gives it even more character, with an intense touch of lime and a delicate hint of milky caramel.

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  • Vineyard Silty and clay-silt soils, uncertified organic agriculture.
  • Vinification Harvested by hand, pneumatic press, static must settling, Alcoholic fermentation in stainless, steel tanks with individual heating/refrigeration system, Maturation on the lees until next spring.
 

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