Frederic Mallo Pinot Gris Rosacker Alsace Vieilles Vignes


Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Gris.

Taste:    Medium body with layered brightness. Pear notes have an earthy edge and a textured mouthfeel while the finish remains dry and fresh.

Soil: Clay with limestone
Age of vines: about 27 years
Elevation: average 259 meters (850 feet)
Vinification: The grapes are picked by hand and crushed whole. Fermentation with native yeast in
stainless steel tanks with temperature control. The wine is aged in large oak casks (foudres) and
maturing on fine lees until late Spring. Bottled in August the following year of harvest.
Alc: 12.5%


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The Mallo Winery is family-owned and currently in its fifth generation. Nestled between Ribeauville and
Riquewihr, the picturesque and historic village of Hunawihr is home to Mallo wines. Frederic Mallo, the
first producer in Hunawihr to bottle his own wine illustrates the winning combination of traditional
values and pioneering vision that characterizes the winery.
Vineyards: Eight hectares (twenty acres) of grapevines located in the heart of Alsace wine-growing
region. At an average elevation of 259 meters (850 feet), the rich, mineral soils provide for an
exceptional terroir. Premium vineyards are located in the Rosacker and Mandelberg Grand Cru areas
and include 50+-year-old vines.