Baseline Riesling, Ovum Wines, Oregon USA, 2017

Baseline Riesling, Ovum Wines, Oregon USA, 2017

26.00

Complex layers of aromatics and unusual, salty texture. Its ripeness is understated, its acidity is refined, and the texture is as complex as it comes.

VINTAGE: 2017

ABV: 13.5%

NAME OF VIGNERON: John & Ksenija House

LOCATION (village and region): Elkton, Oregon

GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Riesling

SUSTAINABLE/ORGANIC/BIODYNAMIC: Sustainable

SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS/VEGANS: Suitable for vegetarians

ALLERGENS (EGGS AND/OR MILK): Neither used

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NAME OF WINE: Riesling Réserve Particulière

NAME OF ESTATE/DOMAINE: Vignobles Andre Scherer

VINTAGE: 2016

ABV: 12.5%

NAME OF VIGNERON: Christophe Scherer

LOCATION (village and region): AOC Alsace, France

GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Riesling

SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS/VEGANS: Suitable for vegetarians and vegans

ALLERGENS (EGGS AND/OR MILK): None used

TASTING NOTE: Pale yellow, medium-bodied, delicately floral and also grapey nose with a suggestion of apples and pears, clean fruity palate with a lovely buttery and marzipan texture, clean orchard fruit finish.

(LOCAL) FOOD RECOMMENDATION: This wine is perfect with fish, crustacea, fruits de mer and white meats

SHORT HISTORY: Andre Scherer, from the eighth generation of the family, succeeded his father, Armand, and developed the domaine with his wife, who also comes from an old winemaking family.

Nowadays it is his son, Christophe, who runs the estate after completing his viticulture and oenology studies in Burgundy.

(MICRO)CLIMATE: Sheltered from an oceanic influence by the Vosges Mountains, Alsace has a continental climate being both warm and dry which helps the ripening of the grapes. The micro-climate at the foot of the Trois- Chateaux, in Colmar, has particularly low rainfall.

TERROIR: Clay and limestone, on slopes exposed to the south/ south-east.
VITICULTURE: 7ha of vines, 30 year old vines
VINIFICATION:

  •   Manual harvested

  •   Traditional vinification

  •   In stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature