Mélanie Pfister Silberberg Noble Riesling 2007

Traditional Price €68
WineSpark Price €35.63
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This is a very special and delightful sweet wine, only produced in the best years.

The process for sweetening the grapes in this wine is called noble rot. The grapes are allowed to hang on the vine long after normal harvest, so they gain sweetness, concentration and complexity.

Mélanie tells me 2007 was one of those years where everything fell into place to make this wine possible. After a rainy summer, the end of August until the end of October saw nothing but sunny and windy days - just what you need for healthy, rotten berries.

One sniff and you’re in sweet wine heaven - it’s honeyed with inviting notes of orange peel and lemon rind. On the palate it’s gentle, persistent and balanced. It has great acidity and is perfectly balanced.

This wine would round off a nice meal perfectly - you can drink it on its own, or try pairing with something fresh but not too sweet - lemon tart would be ideal.

Please note this comes in a 50cl bottle.

Wine type White
Grape(s) Riesling 100%
Country France
Region of origin Alsace
Appellation Alsace
Vintage 2007
Alcohol % 11.5
Oak? No
Allergens (e.g. does it contain Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts) None
Average age of vines 40 years
Average altitude of vines (m) 260m
Soil type(s) Clay and Limestone
Closure Type Natural cork
Is this wine organic? No
Biodynamic? No
Sustainably produced? No
Suitable for vegans? Yes, without certification
Ageing potential 25 years
Ideal drinking window 2022-2030

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.

Read more about Melanie.

This wine would round off a nice meal perfectly - you can drink it on its own, or try pairing with something fresh but not too sweet - lemon tart would be ideal.

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