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Dopff au Moulin rouge des 2 cerfs
BA0165

£19.50
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Description

Vintage - 2018

Country - France

Region - Alsace

Grape Varieties - Pinot Noir 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Dopff Au Moulin

Tasting notes - A vibrant fruity nose with hints of violet and red wild fruit aromas. Fruity, with a soft texture on the beautifully balanced palate through to a fresh, dry finish.

ProducerNote

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.

Vintage

Harvest started on 6th September 2018, with Auxerrois, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris; the

Riesling grapes were harvested from 20th September. The yields were higher than

the previous year and the fruit picked was in an excellent, healthy condition, due to

the warm, dry ripening period throughout the summer. The fruit offers concentrated

flavours, with excellent maturity.

Vineyard

The vines are Guyot pruned and undergo a green harvest and meticulous canopy

management to ensure good light penetration and air flow, resulting in healthy,

concentrated berries. The soils in the vineyard are predominantly granitic.

Winemaking

The grapes were hand-harvested at optimum maturity, carefully selected and whole

bunch pressed. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at controlled

temperatures and lasted for 12 days. The wine was aged in stainless steel vats

maintaining the purity of fruit, the varietal characteristics of Pinot Noir and the

nuances of the Alsace terroir.

Delivery

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£9.50 Per UK Delivery Address - from 1 bottle upwards for orders under £250. This is a next day service if ordered before 2.30pm.

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  • We can despatch your order as soon as we receive new stock.
  • Choose an alternative that we have in stock.

Saturday and a.m. delivery can be requested for an extra fee.

We can deliver to Scottish Highlands, Isle of Wight, Northern Island and Europe etc. for an extra fee,

Free Click and Collect – Orders can be placed online or give us a call and we can get your order together ready for you to collect.

Any queries should be directed to the shop by telephone on 01522 544737 or email to enquiries@steephillwines.com.

Returns

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We cannot give refunds in the following cases:

  • Items returned after 28 days.
  • Damaged items not notified by telephone to us within 3 days.

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