The 2016 Gustave Lorentz Riesling Grand Cru has an intense bright golden yellow colour. The Riesling wine opens immediately with a remarkable intensity with grapefruit and bergamot aromas, flinty and white pepper notes.Intense and elegant palate expressing with a distinguished character, an impressive, fleshy and highly flavour some structure, a very refined style and an endless final persistence. The Gustave Lorentz Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg is produced from 100 % Riesling grapes from the classified Grand Cru site of the Altenberg of Bergheim vineyard owned by Gustave Lorentz. Altenberg Grand Cru wines are remarkable for the perfect balance between their subtle, distinguished aroma and their powerful, virile body. They are gastronomic wines par excellence.
The Gustave Lorentz Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg is an exceptional wine that brings together strength and elegance and pairs well with a fine and distinguished cuisine based on the best fish and accompanied by delicate sauce.
Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim has earned the plaudits of French and International media, vintage after vintage, receiving rave reviews and top-flight ratings, including the following.
94 – Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim 2012 vintage
95 – Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim 2011 vintage
94 – Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim 2011 vintage
95 – Riesling Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim 2010 vintage