Famille Hugel - Pinot Noir Classic 2017
Pinot Noir now represents 8% of the total production of Alsace and with global warming the wines are steadily gaining in density.
Terroir: Pinot Noir accounts for just 8% of the overall Hugel production. The Pinot Noir Jubilee is sourced from the Pflostig Grand Cru, southeast of the village of Riquewihr.
Vinification: The grapes are taken in small tubs to the winery, they are 100% destemmed and macerated for 6 to 7 days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is matured in vats until it is bottled in early summer the following year. The bottles are then aged in our cellars until released for sale. The whole production of this wine is closed with DIAM the cork without the risk of cork taint.
Additional Details editMade from the famous grape variety of Burgundy, this agreeable red wine presents a distinctive Alsace character. Supple, with intense fruit, it can be drunk with charcuterie, red meat and cheese.
- Appellation: Alsace
- Winemaker: Marc Hugel
- Sustainability: Organic Practices
- Soil: Keuper, marl, dolomite and gypsum
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- Alcohol: 12.7%
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- Sizes Available: 12/750ml
- Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir
Recent News edit
Wine Enthusiast Rating: 89
Author: Anne Krebiehl
Date: Friday, May 1, 2020
"Lifted notes of fresh red cherry stream from the glass, with more than a hint of cherry candy. The palate of this wine is slender and fresh, with bright, almost bracing cherry tartness. This easy and fruit-driven Pinot Noir will also work well when chilled."