Tightly wounds aromas of jasmine tea, smoke and yellow fruit on the nose, a palate alive with flowers, salt and a taut core of complex exotic fruits. The sweetness here is wonderfully pitched, the wine treading a very fine line between savoury, sweet, fruit and salinity. Beautifully balanced and highly complex and intriguing.
Named after the “Wine Brook”, a little stream that flows through the estate, Domaine Weinbach was founded by the Capucin monks in 1612. The house is surrounded by the original 9th Century monastic vineyard, the Clos du Capucin and all of the estate’s wines are now labelled with its name. Two Faller brothers acquired the estate in 1898 and this was duly inherited by Théo Faller. Sadly Théo died in 1979 leaving his estate in the safe hands of a Faller Triumvirate: his wife Colette and his.. read more