Pale straw in colour with golden hue. The bouquet is very delicate, dominated by lime and grapefruit notes. The palate shows yellow apple notes, apricot, light citrus and floral notes. The finish brings a hint of honey along with great depth and balance.
Cave de Hunawihr, Grand Cru Rosacker Riesling
for the equivalent of £18.35 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Cave de Hunawihr
Grape Variety: Riesling
Style: Crisp and Citrus
Alcohol: 13.5% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
3 in stock
Cave de Hunawihr is a co-operative in Alsace, which was founded in 1954 in an attempt to re-establish winemaking in a territory that suffered greatly during World War Two. Today, Hunawihr has grown to 110 members and is equipped with a renovated winery and 200 hectares of vineyards, 80% of which are situated in Hunawihr and its surroundings, Riquewihr and Zellenberg. The Grand Cru holdings amount to 13 hectares and include Rosacker, Froehn, Sporen, Schoenenbourg and Osterberg. The wines are fresh, clean, dry and aromatic, with good balancing acidity. Hunawihr manage 11 of Rosacker’s 26 hectares, 60% of which are Riesling, planted on clay and limestone soils.