Pfalz: Pinot Gris vom Kalkstein 2017
This is just the kind of under-the-radar, great value white that makes German wines the 'open secret' of the UK wine industry. Pure Pinot Gris (Grauer Burgunder), produced on limestone soils just north of Alsace, this crisp white makes for an ideal aperitif or partner to shellfish or Thai cuisine.
Pfalz (aka Palatinate) is sandwiched between the Haardt mountains (a continuation of Alsace's Vosges) and the Rhine. It is Germany's second largest wine-producing region with over 60 different grape varieties planted. Grauer Burgunder (Pinot Gris) flourishes here - white production dominates red on a 2 to 1 basis in this warm, dry climate.
|Style||White Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Germany, Rheinhessen, Pfalz and Baden|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Grauer Burgunder|
|Food & Wine Matching||Seafood, Thai Food|
|Vinification||Vinified in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats prior to a light filtration and a Spring-bottling under screw-cap to conserve its aromatic profile and youthful fruit characteristics.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||12|
Based in Bingen, family-owned wine producer Reh Kendermann is the largest exporter of branded wines from Germany, and also has diverse vine holdings and partnerships around the world (including Romania, South Africa and New Zealand).View more wines from this producer...