The Gustave Lorentz Riesling Grand Cru has an intense bright golden yellow colour. The 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. The dominant soil of this area is clay and limestone; the vines from which this wine is produced are very old, between 30 and 50 years old. The pride of Bergheim winegrowers, the Altenberg has been renowned for its fine wines since the end of 13th century. 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.
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.