SOIL : A water-retaining subsoil of Keuper, marl, dolomite and gypsum, overlaid with fine layers of quaternary siliceous gravel,.
VINEYARD : Situated to the north of Riquewihr, the vineyard runs along the rather steep south and south-east flanksof the Schoenenbourg hillside, at an altitude of 265 to 380 metres.
TASTING NOTE : A deep, rich herby nose displays sweet, lime-edged fruit. There’s some smoky depth, and hints of honey. The palate is concentrated and full, with the medium sweet fruit framed by good acidity and a minerality..
pH 3.17 | RS 2.1 | TA 6,26
AGEING POTENTIAL : 10-20 years
Christian Eedes: Schaal’s 2020 Schoenenbourg shows lime, apple, peach and herbs as well as some flinty reduction on the nose while the palate is super-concentrated with a great line of acidity and wonderfully dry finish. It’s a wine of presence that provides waves of flavour. 94/100