Country of Origin: France
Type: White Wine
Grape Variety: Pinot Gris
Alcohol Volume / ABV: 13.5%
The first mention of the Lorentz Family in the commune of Ribeauville dates back to the 2nd half of the 17th Century when they were innkeepers and "gourmets" (old name for wine merchants). In 1748, wine grower & blacksmith Jean Georges Lorentz was the first to settle in Bergheim which later became the heart of their domain. On the same year that Charles Lorentz was born in 1836, Maison Gustave Lorentz was established. Today, Georges Lorentz manages this sprawling estate which consists of 33 hectares of Bergheim hillside lands in the heart of the Alsace Wine Region 12.8 hectares of which are classified as Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim with an additional 1.75 hectares classified as Gran Cru Kanzlerberg. Yellow gold in color, this wine has a complex & charming nose dried white fruits with smoky hints. Generous & ample on the palate, its mouth filling texture is fruity & pleasant with a balanced acidity & a captivating finish. This wine can be enjoyed as an aperitif or with a wide range of appetizers (most especially foie gras), Game or Roasted Meats, mushrooms, vegetables, semi-soft cheeses, and fruity desserts.
Gold yellow. Charming and complex nose of dried white fruits, nuts, smokiness, very expressive ! Generous and medium bodied, it has a great mouth filling texture, very pleasant, fruit forward with a very enjoyable finish thanks to its balanced acidity