The Riesling 1er Cru Flieg Alsace from Domaines Schlumberger in Alsace shows a bright, light yellow color in the swirled glass. If you give it some air by swirling, you can perceive a first-class balance in this white wine, as it does not stand out watery or syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. To the nose, this Domaines Schlumberger white wine shows all sorts of apples, morello cherries, quince, apricots and plums.
The Domaines Schlumberger Riesling 1er Cru Flieg Alsace presents itself wonderfully dry to the wine enthusiast. This white wine never shows itself coarse or meager, but round and smooth. On the tongue, this balanced white wine is characterized by an incredibly velvety and light texture. Due to the moderate fruit acidity, the Riesling 1er Cru Flieg Alsace flatters with a pleasing mouthfeel, without lacking freshness at the same time. In the finish, this storable white wine from the wine-growing region of Alsace finally inspires with beautiful length. Again, hints of morello cherry and vineyard peach appear. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by weathered rock and sandstone join in.
Vinification of the Riesling 1er Cru Flieg Alsace from Domaines Schlumberger
This balanced white wine from France is vinified from the Riesling grape variety. In Alsace, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of sandstone and weathered rock. After the hand harvest, the grapes arrive quickly at the winery. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Fermentation then takes place in small wood at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging for several months in oak barriques.
Food recommendation for the Domaines Schlumberger Riesling 1er Cru Flieg Alsace
This white wine from France is best enjoyed moderately chilled at 11 - 13°C. It is perfect as a companion to coconut-lime fish curry, roasted trout with ginger pear or wok vegetables with fish.
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