Beck-Hartweg Lieu Dit 'Rittersberg'

Beck-Hartweg Lieu Dit 'Rittersberg'


Country: France

Region: Alsace

Grapes: Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Pinot d'Auxerrois, Riesling, Gewurtztraminer

Vintage: 2018

Beck-Hartweg is one of the historic domaines of Alsace which can be traced back to the early 16th century. Florian and Mathilde are the 16th generation at the domaine and despite their young age they've already gained a solid reputation as a skilled and progressive representative of the future of Alsace.

An orange blend of Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Pinot Auxerrois and Gewürztraminer. The Rittersberg plot is harvested later than other sites and the different varieties are pressed together over six to eight hours – extracting structure, texture and color. The usual lengthy fermentation as well as ageing takes place in oak foudres. It's voluptuous and multi-layered, with polished tannins and mouth watering mineral qualities. Bright tangerine colour, with peaches and cream on the nose, roses, tarragon and gentian on the palate.