Domaine Durrmann Eden Edel (Zwicker) 2020 LITRE

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REGION:
Andlau, Alsace, France
GRAPES:
Sylvaner & Gewurztraminer
VINEYARD:
Organic
CELLAR:
Fermented with native yeasts, unfiltered & unfined, no additional sulphites
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A wild, hazy litre of good times with this Alsatian 'Edelzwicker' blending perrenials Sylvaner (giving freshness, acidity and vim) and Gewurztraminer (big floral aromatics and a bitterness to the finish). A wine of pure refreshment to be enjoyed in generous glasses and gulped down happily.

The Durrmann family had made wine for generations as small farmers. Grandad had moved away from farming to become a shoemaker but still kept a few vines on the side. André decided to move back to farming in 1979 and pieced the domaine together from abandoned vineyard sites that were hard to work and no longer commercially viable. Son Yann has worked in the domaine since he was a child and officially took over the business a year ago. André was among the first wave of organic winemakers in Alsace, converting in 1998. Yann has taken this a step further applying a more natural approach in the cellar.