2011 Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Sporen
Name: Gewurztraminer Sporen Riquewihr VINTAGE 2011
Area: (see Map)
Please note this is a Grand Cru Gewurztraminer
Wine type: Gewurztraminer, awesome wine (on the sweeter side)
Winemaker: Charles Sparr Riquewihr
Alc (%): 13
Harvest Date: October 26th 2011.
Bottled: October 18th 2012
Quantity: 3200 Bottles
Ageing: 100% in steel tank
Grape Variety: Gewurztraminer
Soil: Marly – Limestone
Vineyard: Over than 60 years old
Vintage 2011:From December to Mid February the weather was very cold with snow. Then the Spring was dry and warm. The Flowering started in a good context who has expect a generous vintage 2011. But July and August was rainy which has bring some rot in the vineyards. Fortunately the back season was very dry and sunny. In the cellar, the alcoholic fermentation started well as the malolactic fermentation and finished slowly. Vintage 2011 was ripe with a nice acidity and complexity ...
- Sparr family has 12 generations of winemakers, family owner of a domain of 30 hectares today. Discover our vineyards, our family tradition with our philosophy Sparr Pierre, owner and winemaker, and his son Charles Sparr.
The wines of Charles Sparr give voice to the grape variety, the soils and the vintage they are grown. The vineyard variously expresses itself each year, according to its location, its microclimate and the care of the wine-grower, in order to give birth to each new vintage. The specificity and the signature of the wines of the Sparr family lie in the will to create authentic wines, each vintage’s special character being purely related to its conception, its vine own expression, its soil and the climate of the year of its growth.