Jean-Baptiste Adam Réserve Riesling 2017 is delicate, pale yellow in colour with subtle green hues. This wine boasts an evocative bouquet, floral with lime zest and white flowers, gives way to a refined palate which is both lively with grapefruit and mineral nuances that linger on the finish and are balanced by a refreshing acidity.
One of the oldest estates in Alsace, Jean-Baptiste Adam controls 19 hectares of organic vineyard in the Haut Rhin village of Ammerschwir. The granite slopes of Grand Cru ‘Kaefferkopf’ provide the backdrop to the village and produce the estate’s unforgettable wines. 400 years after founding, the estate remain in safe hands, guided by the 14th generation of the family. Their progressive stewardship has seen the introduction of biodynamic principals and a ‘non-interventionist’ regime in the cellar (a natural process of slow pressing, wild fermentations and no filtration) that ensures wonderfully expressive, clean and complex wines.