Biodynamically farmed Pinot Gris from the Moenchberg Grand Cru, a south-facing vineyard on a marl-sandstone slope first planted by Benedictine monks in 1097. Hand-harvest, slow pressing of whole bunches, natural fermentation in old Alsatian foudres without additives, aging on the lees for up to three years, bottled lightly filtered with a touch of sulfites. 2016 was the last vintage made without skin-maceration.
Domaine Marc Kreydenweiss
Antoine Kreydenweiss is the producer of many a staff favorite here at Chabrol-HQ, ever since he took over the Alsatian domain of his father Marc, a famous pioneer in biodynamic viticulture. From the sleepy village of Andlau Antoine operates this esteemed Domaine with terroir-diverse holdings in the surrounding hills, among which the three Grand Cru’s Kastelberg, Wiebelsberg, and Moenchberg. No fan of rich-but-electric, lip-smackingly salty white wines that wear terroir rather than variety on their sleave should miss these often very age-worthy wines.