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Dopff Riesling

Dopff Riesling

The renowned wine making families of Dopff and Irion can trace their viticultural heritage back as far as the 16th century and operations are now resident in the splendid Château de Riquewihr. Now under the stewardship of the pioneering Rene Dopff the estates wines made using the 4 noble varieties of Alsace (Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Gewurtztraminer) take pride of place on some of the most exclusive tables in France including at the Palais de l’Elysée, the French President’s residence.

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    • Origin
    • France
    • Alsace
    Aromas of green apple fill the nose, with just a hint of honeyed sweetness. The palate is dry with vibrant citrus flavour followed by some tropical no... Read More
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There is no question that the area around Riquewihr is blessed with every possible natural attribute for successful vine cultivation. The climate is such that the grapes ripen slowly. To the west, the Vosges mountains minimize oceanic influences, whilst to the north, the famous Schoenenbourg hill protects the site from cold north winds.

The amazing variety of geological formations in Alsace makes these vineyards some of the most complex in the world. The one at Riquewihr is located on one of the main fissure areas in Alsace. This veritable mosaic of soils and sub-soils (marl, limestone, gypsum, clay, sandstone…..) means that the wines reflect the various types of terroir.

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