Mélanie Pfister Engelberg Grand Cru Riesling 2015
WineSpark Price €43.91
It’s south-facing and based on soft yellow limestone soils, where the roots can grow deep and therefore produce grapes of great finesse and complexity.
Mélanie tells me 2015 was quite a warm vintage. But given they’re in the northern part of Alsace, which is cooler and more exposed than the rest of the region, the wines have ended up nicely mature and ripe, but with great balance.
The nose here is amazing - I get candied lemons, pomegranate, limey-mineral flavours… all sorts. On the palate it’s balanced, persistent, smoky and juicy - with a long long finish. Powerful stuff.
Make sure you pay special attention to this wine when you enjoy it - it’s really worth savouring.
|Region of origin
|Alsace Grand Cru Engelberg
|Allergens (e.g. does it contain Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts)
|Average age of vines
|Average altitude of vines (m)
|Limestone and clay
|Is this wine organic?
|Yes, Fair'N Green certified
|Suitable for vegans?
|Yes, without certification
|Ideal drinking window
Mélanie is the 8th generation of her family to run the Pfister wine business. She’s based in the village of Dahlenheim, in the northern part of Alsace and just west of Strasbourg.
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