Riesling Roche Roulée

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Riesling Roche Roulée

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: France / Alsace / Vins D'Alsace

Dry white wine from the lower elevations of Turckheim where alluvial deposits consist of a mix of stones. This area warms quickly and tends to produce ripe and generous wines.

91 Points

VinousMedia.com

2018 vintage
93 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2018 vintage
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tasting note

This is a dry Riesling (Indice 1) yet with a broad and opulent appeal which features notes of ripe citrus with damp earth and hints of white flowers.

food pairing

As a dry Riesling this is supremely versatile, pairing nicely with fish and meat with sufficient acidity to counter fat plus expansive richness to offset spice.

points of distinction

  • Dry Riesling for any occasion and not necessary to age
  • Roche Roulee captures the unique geology of the Fecht River valley
  • Roche Roulee offers a distinct contrast to the other Roche types in this range
  • Roche wines provide an entry to the more precise Grand Crus and single vineyard wines
  • about the grape +
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Good wine is made by people who actually do everything they say they are doing.

– Olivier Humbrecht MW, Winemaker

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