Dopff Au Moulin Cremant DAlsace Cuvee Julian
Vintage - NV
Country - France
Region - Alsace
Grape Varieties - Auxerrois 50%, Pinot Blanc 50%
Alcohol by volume - 12%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Dopff Au Moulin
Tasting notes - Dry and elegant Crémant, showing hints of quince and white flowers, fine bubbles with good length and weight
Established in Riquewihr in 1574, the Dopff family has dedicated itself to producing
fine Alsatian wine for over 13 generations. A pioneering family, they were responsible
for the stemmed wine bottles, which today still distinguish Alsace wines from other
regions. In 1900, tenth generation Julien Dopff was so impressed by the Champagne
tastings held in Paris, he learnt the art of winemaking in Champagne for two years
before returning to Alsace. After WWII Julien Dopff strongly believed that a Crémant
made from local grape varieties which reflected the terroir of Alsace should be
protected. In 1976, together with five other producers, Dopff finally obtained official
recognition for Crémant d'Alsace as an AOC. Their 70 hectares of vineyard are
situated at 300 metres elevation, nestled in the foothills of the Vosges Mountains.
Made from 50% Auxerrois, which is a sibling grape variety of Chardonnay, mainly
grown in Alsace. It is an earlier ripener, added to the blend for its low acidity and
body. The grapes are mainly sourced from vineyards in the Colmar area. Grown in a
light sandy soil, with good drainage, the vines are trained according to the Guyot
method. Green harvesting takes place along with meticulous canopy management
to ensure good light penetration and air flow.
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