2022 l'Inattendu, Dry Muscat Ottonel
Rack from fine lees and aged in neutral oak barrel for 6 month.
Fermented on fine lees at temperature control for 14 days.
Papaya, guava, mango, passionfruit, and red flowers.
Unfiltered. Unfined. Harvest at 22,5 brix. Straight to press.
On the Name
The french work for “unexpected”. Xavier found Muscat, the final jewel in the noble Alsatian crown, sitting at the top of a hill in Monterey with a view of the ocean. It was an unexpected discovery that completes the Alsatian noble varieties.
186 cases made.