ABOUT THIS WINE:
Wines from the Dopff diamond shaped label range are made from grapes produced in the family vineyards and surrounding villages, grapes from different soils and terroirs allow the winemaker to produce a consistent and well balanced blend year after year.
Who: Dopff Au Moulin
Where: Alsace, France
What: 50% Pinot Blanc, 50%Pinot Auxerrois
How: Hand picked grapes are collected in small "bottiches". They are rapidly taken to the press house for gentle pressing in modern pneumatic presses. After a natural decantation, the juice is transferred for fermentation into temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. A natural clarification throughout the winter will be followed by a light filtration before bottling in spring.
Nose: Fresh and lively with a bouquet of citrus and white flowers, including apple blossom, with a discreet fruitiness.
Flavor: Fresh and round, with low acidity. An easy drinking, everyday wine that pleases almost all palates with a dry finish.
Food Pairing: Ideal with fresh vegetables and salads, fish or white meat especially poultry with white wine and cream sauces, and traditional starters from Alsace such as onion tart, or light or white pizzas. Also pairs well with sushi or sashimi.