Authentic Artisan Wines & Spirits
Clos Mathis Riesling
Fresh, crisp white wine from Alsace (France) with aromas and notes of pear, citrus peel and some grapefruit. Has mouthwatering acidity that gives it ageability. Well balanced wine that is good to pair with fish and crab dishes but also with slightly heftier poultry like duck. Available for deliveries within Metro Manila.
Grape Variety / Blend: riesling
Winery / Estate: Domaine Ostertag
Ostertag is an emblematic family vineyard in the Alsace Region. At the beginning of that family story we find Adolphe Ostertag who cultivated his land in the sixties. At the time the family was growing beetroots, lucerne and potatoes! Handover happened later when Adolphe inherited the domaine and directed the activity towards the vine and started running it. At last 1966 saw the first harvest and bottling of a Ostertag wine.
100% of the vines have been cultivated following Biodynamic principles since 1998, with respect and understanding of surrounding wildlife and flora. The team of the domaine pays special attention to soil and ecosystem changes. Always keeping in mind a protection approach the Ostertag family chooses barrels made out of wood from the Vosges highlighting regional territories. Harvests are totally done by hand, the wine is not filtered and sulphur input is minimal.
The bottles are transparent with a minimalist label designed by André, enhancing the splendid colour of his wines. In some cases like with the pinots for instance, barrels are prefered to vats in order to develop further the expression of wine aromas.
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