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T’as pas du Schiste ?, 2018

By Catherine Riss

  • Appellation: Alsace
  • Region: Alsace
  • Country: France
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir
  • Soil type: Blue Schist
  • Vessel type: Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol:13.5% Bottle size: 75cl Average age of the vines: 15-45 years 50% of the grapes are vinified in whole bunches. Maceration lasts about 18 days in order to extract material and tannins. Redcurrant, rose and a touch of cocoa. The wine is cool and bright with fine tanins. A beautiful minerality specific to the terroir.

About Catherine Riss

Alsace, France

Catherine Riss works 4.5 ha of land. From the start, her work in the vineyards was oriented towards organic farming and obtained her certification in 2015. Precise and hard-working, Catherine seeks above all the mineral extraction and dry balance of her wines. It is remarkable work in the vines and an increasingly biodynamic approach which gives its wines an astonishing typicity, fruitiness, balance and incredible minerality.