Pierre Arnold - ‘Droit comme un I’ Pinot Noir 2016

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Country:  France

Region:  Alsace

Subregion or Appellation:  Dambach-la-Ville

Viticulture:  Certified Organic 2012

Terroir:  Mainly granite, with two types of mica that retain heat and let water filter through; at the bottom of the hill the soils are sandy as well as alluvial

Varieties Grown:  Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Silvaner, Auxerrois

Domaine Size:  8 ha


Grapes Pinot Noir

Vintage:  2016 Harvest

Fermentation/Élevage:  10-15 days in stainless followed by 18 months in burgundy barrels

ABV:  13%

Notes:  ~40 year old vines, hand harvested, indigenous yeast, unfined, minimal added sulfur