Alcohol Content: 13% alc/vol
Country: Alsace, France
Type: Pinot Blanc
Description: The Cattin family, of Swiss descent, can trace their arrival in Alsace to around the year 1720. The family settled in the village of Voegtlinshoffen 10km south of the Alsatian wine capital of Colmar. Being that the region had been famous for its wines since the Middle Ages they immediately planted vines and began the viticultural legacy that continues today.
Today the Estate is run by Jacques and Jean-Marie Cattin as well as the latest generation, represented by Jacques Jr. They own 50 hectares of vines planted to all the traditional Alsatian varietals and have two separate wineries, one of which is dedicated solely to the production of their incredible cremant wines. The vines are located in the prestigious Upper Rhine and are planted on the mostly SE facing slopes at the base of the Vosges Mountains ranging from 200-400 meters in altitude. The soils vary considerably from compositions of gravel, granite, marl to clay, limestone and sandstone. Most of the Cattin estate vineyards are over 60 years old.
Tasting Notes: This is a well structured wine, refreshing with a hint of lemon, it is smooth and easy to drink. Fresh and fruity with peach and apple notes. Gentle, delicate, a balance of freshness and lightness.
Food Pairing: A wine perfectly suited to seafood, fish and other white meats.
Alcohol: 13 %
Awards & Accolades: Gold medal from Paris ~ Concours Général Agricole