Pinot Gris / Pinot Blanc / Auxerrois
Cremant d'Alsace 2020
Grape Variety: Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Auxerrois
Producer: Maxime Woerly
Region: Dambach-La-Ville, Alsace, France
Vegan friendly wine
Wild Scale: 2/5
Winemaking: Organic Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc & Auxerrois grapes were harvested by hand. Fermentation with indigenous yeast in stainless steel. Must from the 2021 harvest was added to this base wine in order to kick start a second fermentation (traditional (Champagne) method sparkling wine). Aged for 2 years on the lees before disgorging. No added sulphur.
This Wine: Great value Cremant d'Alsace from Maxime Woerly. Rich with driving acidity alongside lemon, green apple and brioche notes. Works with our without food.
Notes on the Winemaker: Maxime Woerly is situated on the Eastern slopes of the Voges mountains near the famous winemaking town of Dambach-La-Ville. His ancestors have worked this land since 1557 and in 2010 Maxime decided to move into organics and biodynamics.