Pale straw in colour with golden hue. The bouquet shows citrus aromas, a clean, perfumed Riesling, with hints of lime. The palate is crisp with mineral notes and vibrant citrus florals. The finish is long and fresh with a hint of minerality.
Cave de Hunawihr Riesling Reserve
for the equivalent of £13.35 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Cave de Hunawihr
Grape Variety: Riesling
Style: Mineral and Citrus
Alcohol: 12.5% 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.