Chateau De Vaux Pinot Gris 2014
Les Gryphées has aromas of peaches and white flowers, while in the mouth it is both delicate and polished : here is a classically elegant wine that opens with a smooth bouquet and finishes with a note of apricots.
30% Muller Thürgau, 30% Pinot Gris, 30% Auxerrois and 10% Gewurzträminer.
Rocky terraces, west of the Moselle River on clay-limestone soils.
Combination of continental and oceanic influences (regular rainfall throughout the year, hot summer). The hills are exposed to the south and south-east, creating a microclimate that is particularly well-protected from the cool & wet weather from the west.
Organic and biodynamic farming over their 12.5ha Density 5,500 stocks per hectare Yields 60-73 hL/ha.
Grapes pressed in pneumatic winepress. The different grape varieties are each harvested at the time they have ripened and are vinified separately. Ageing Fermentation in oak barrels at low temperature, with local yeasts for 10 months. Malolactic fermentation, blending and bottling in May Keeping 4-5 years.
Alcohol 12.5 %
Best served at 8ºC
Shellfish dishes as well as fish either cooked in parchment or simply pan-fried. Its distinctive yet delicate bouquet will enhance dishes like freshwater fish stew, mussels marinières, monkfish in creamy white sauce.