Quand le Chat N'est Pas La 2017

Quand le Chat N'est Pas La 2017


A beautiful pink-orange color, resulting from the maceration of stalks and skins, this Pinot Gris offers a plant nose, which will evolve to notes of small red fruits once opened. The palate is peppered, at first warm and very fluid.

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Cuvée: Quand le Chat N'est Pas La

Vintage: 2017

Producer: Jean Pierre Rietsch

Region: France, Alsace, Mittelbergheim

Style + Colour: Still, Skin

Grapes/Blend: Pinot gris Maceration

ABV: 13%

Coming from the marl-limestone terroirs of Mittelbergheim, including part of the Grand Cru Zotzenberg terroir. Harvested September 7, 2017. Yield 44 hl / ha. Resulting from a maceration of whole grapes fermented on juice for 26 days. Natural fermentation from indigenous yeasts. Malo made. Breeding on lees of 6 months in half-muid. Clarifying filtration on cellulose plates. No added sulphites. Bottled in April 2018.

Food pairing: Easy to associate, this "rosé" will accompany grilled meats, cold meats, game, barbecues, couscous, tajines, etc. It can be served from the beginning to the end of the meal.