Vineyard: This vineyard is south-located to Weissenburg in Alsace/France. It's named after the former outpost of the monastery there. The soil is based on a large limestone rock with a very low circulation of clayey loamy topsoil.
Winemaking: The grapes were carefully hand selected, de-stemmed and separately fermented on the skin. After 2 to 3 weeks fermentation in open oak vats they were gently pressed. The next maturation were for 18 months in small oak barrels. The filling wad done without filtration and fining of the wine.
Wine: The colour is deep ruby red.
On the nose aroma of wild berries, juniper berry, red pepper and tobacco.
On the palate dense with good structure, elegant and juicy with length and well balanced tannins.Great ageing potential.
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Res. sugar: 0,2 g/l
Acidity: 6,0 g/l