Dry white wine from the lower elevations of Turckheim where alluvial deposits consist of a mix of stones. This area warms quickly and tends to produce ripe and generous wines.

93 Points
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2018 vintage
93 Points
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2019 vintage
Tasting Note

This is a dry Riesling (Indice 1) yet with a broad and opulent appeal which features notes of ripe citrus with damp earth and hints of white flowers.

Food Pairing

As a dry Riesling this is supremely versatile, pairing nicely with fish and meat with sufficient acidity to counter fat plus expansive richness to offset spice.

Technical Data
Appellation: Vins D'Alsace
Unique Selling Points
  • Dry Riesling for any occasion and not necessary to age
  • Roche Roulee captures the unique geology of the Fecht River valley
  • Roche Roulee offers a distinct contrast to the other Roche types in this range
  • Roche wines provide an entry to the more precise Grand Crus and single vineyard wines

About the Grape

Riesling
Riesling shows sublime, refined, vibrant aromas and flavors of peaches, apricots and white fruit, with floral and citrus blossom notes. May show slate, earth, tar, smoke or kerosene notes.
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