Riesling ‘Lieu-dit Muehlforst Terre d’expressions’, Domaine Domaine Schwach, Alsace, France 2017
Regular price £20.70
Trailblazer in Alsace – terroir-driven – minimal intervention techniques
Located in the town of Hunawihr, around 30 kilometres from the French-German border, the domaine was established by François Schwach in 1950. Originally Francois had worked in wine sales but he was determined to establish his own project, producing wines that accurately portrayed the unique terroir of Alsace. The estate is now in the hands of the third generation of the family, namely Sébastien, François’ grandson. During his time short time at the helm, Sébastien has made a big impact on the estate, gradually introducing the use of minimal intervention techniques and increasing the use of organic methods used in the vineyard.
From old vines located on a marl-limestone soil, Riesling Muehlforst is very expressive and floral. Expect a full, fruity nose followed by a rich yet fresh palate packed with stone fruit flavours.