Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim
North of Ribeauvillé, in the township of Bergheim, this vineyard is located on the south face of the Grasberg knoll on steep slopes containing very rocky, shallow marl-limestone soils that are rich in fossils.
A caracteristic nose of ripe citrus fruits, of lemon. The mouth of this Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg is ample and massive with great power and a long lingering.
This Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg will be perfect on any noble fish in a sauce, lobster and scallops.
Serve between 10 and 12°C. Carafe if possible one hour before serving to allow the aromas to open up. A wine for long aging, 10 years or more. It will age favorably and gain in complexity.
- Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2019 : 14/20