2020 Brutal de Jean-Marc by Les Vins Pirouettes Alsace, France

2020 Brutal de Jean-Marc by Les Vins Pirouettes Alsace, France

$34.99

Cultivated and vinified by Jean-Marc Dreyer, Rosheim.

Vines certified oraganic by ECOCERT in 2004 and byodynamic since 2016

Soil: Clay and Limestone

Varieties: Gewurtraminer, Pinot Gris, Riesling

Age of Vines: 40 years old

Yield: 40hl/ha

Vinification Method: Grapes are hand harvested with a triage in the vines, destemmed, and fermented with indigenous yeast and zero sulfur. The varieties are vinified separately, and spend about 18 days macerating on the skins, producing a nice orange/pink color. Elevage on the fine lees for 11 months in traditional large Alsatian foudre and bottled with zero addition of sulfur. The wine is blended a day before being bottled, Unfined and unfiltered.

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