2018 Domaine Jean Sipp Pinot Gris Reserve, Alsace, France
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Style – Medium to Full Bodied, Dry, White
Grapes – Pinot Gris
Region – Alsace, France
Winemaking - Hand harvested into small containers and put into a pneumatic press within 2 hours. Gently pressed over an 8 hour cycle. The juice was settled then fermented in stainless steel and 50hl wooden tuns at a maximum of 20C over 6 weeks. Aged on the fine lees for 6 months before bottling.
What it tastes like - Pale lemon gold with a nose of confit pears, blossom and spice, notably vanilla. The is broad textured, rich and powerful, showing baked apple, pear and spice and lifted by fresh acidity.
Dietary – Vegan