Pierre Sparr

Alsace, France

Riesling, AOC Alsace — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • The Alsace region of France is known throughout the world for its lovely, dry white wines. Vineyards were first planted in this narrow valley during the height of the Roman Empire. Maison Pierre Sparr was established by the Sparr family in 1680 in the desirable Haut Rhin. Today quality remains Pierre Sparr’s primary focus and the winery consistently exceeds AOC guidelines.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: From Sigolsheim (Haut-Rhin) to Molsheim (Bas-Rhin)
    • Appellation: AOC Alsace
    • Size: 6 hectares (14.83 acres)
    • Vine Age: 30 years
    • Soil: Granite, chalk & clay
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): Early October
    • Yields: 60 hectoliters per hectare (4 tons per acre)
  • Vinification

    • Traditional vinification: alcoholic fermentation under temperature control

    • Aging: Stainless-steel tanks
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Riesling
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 7.14 g/L
    • RS: 4.69 g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Pale golden color with green reflections. The nose is fruity, floral and very expressive. Very fine citrus fruits and white flowers notes. It is a gastronomic wine. Well-balanced, fresh, full-bodied and with a very long lasting. This wine is the result of a perfect maturity and a beautiful terroir.