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Pinot Blanc 2018

Wijndomein Aldeneyck

Very beautiful expression of Pinot Blanc

Fresh - Fruity

  

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Aldeneyck

The estate of Karel Henckens and his wife Tine is one of the most famous in Flanders. It takes its name from the village of the same name, not far from Maaseik. The plots of vines, with a total surface area of 10 hectares, stretch along the river Meuse. The stony and rocky soils are particularly rich in minerals and leave their mark on the wines. From the outset, the couple favoured the Pinot range, adding Chardonnay (quite common in Flanders) and, a rarer choice, Riesling. Karel Henckens is one of the driving forces behind Europe's only cross-border appellation, the Maasvallei Limburg PDO.

Pinot Blanc

Harvested by hand, the grapes remain in contact with the skins for three hours before being fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. Maturing lasts 6 months in stainless steel vats, with monthly stirring of the lees. Karel Henkens uses cross-flow filtration for all his wines, which allows him to "skip" the fining stage: his wines are therefore de facto vegan.

The Aldeneyck Pinot Blanc has around 5 grams of residual sugars (natural grape sugars, not transformed into alcohol during fermentation).

    Golden colour of medium intensity.

    Aromatic nose characterised by aromas of conference pear and gooseberry.

    Round and crunchy mouth with a lot of relief.

    Oysters and shellfish. Or simply as an aperitif.

   8-10 °C

Data sheet

CountryBelgium
RegionHaspengouw (Flanders)
DomainWijndomein Aldeneyck
CuvéePinot Blanc
Vintage2018
AppellationPDO Maasvallei Limburg
Colourwhite
Characterdry
Dominant grape varietyPinot Blanc
Blend100% Pinot Blanc
Bottle size75 cl
Alcohol13%
Aging potential4-5 ans

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Pinot Blanc 2018

Pinot Blanc 2018

Wijndomein Aldeneyck

Very beautiful expression of Pinot Blanc

Fresh - Fruity

  

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