2016 Domaine Heywang Klevener de Heiligenstein
The small community of Heiligenstein hosts the remnants of the forgotten variety of Alsace ‘Klevener de Heiligenstein’. This relative of the Savagnin (of the Jura) also known as ‘Traminer’ was once more widely planted and regarded amongst the region’s premium varietals. It is hauntingly perfumed and fragrant with aromas of rich exotic fruit on the nose. The exotic fruit follows through on the palate and the slight residual sugar is balanced beautifully with a good acidity and mineral nuances.