Hervé Naulau, French journalist passionate about wine, carried out an interesting study :
Which perception do we have of the same wine when bottled with two different closures ? Which are the effective differences between cork and screwcap ?
For his analysis he and his colleagues chose the “inevitable” Riesling Schoenenbourg Grand Cru, vintage 2009 of our Estate.
“To resume, we cannot say that there is an real superiority of one closure system compared to the other, but differences are flagrant. It seems that the bottle closed by screwcap will have a longer life, but this hypothesis needs to be confirmed by long lasting studies. He asserts “that in any way wine gives the impression of better keeping its freshness.”
We underline that this comparison is made on the basis of wine year 2009, and that this special tasting and study may naturally differ conforming to the vintage and to the wine year’s characteristics.
Read the article on his blog, try this experience at your home and tell us your opinion ! [lang_en/]
It is with great emotion and pleasure that we received this year at DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS in London 6 awards for the 6 presented wines.
Our successful wines are the following :
SILVER : Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Brand 2010
BRONZE : Crémant d’Alsace – Cuvée Julien
BRONZE : Gewurztraminer 2011
BRONZE : Riesling Grand Cru Schoenenbourg 2004
COMMENDED : Riesling Grand Cru Schoenenbourg 2009
COMMENDED : Riesling Grand Cru Schoenenbourg 2010
To visualize the entire list of awards 2012, please consult corresponding DECANTER page.
Do not hesitate and come to our Estate at Riquewihr for a tasting of the first wines already on sale !