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Pfluger Cuvee Biodynamite 2017

The Experience

Drink When...
Praising Biodiversity
Listen To...
The 1975 – Sincerity is Scary
Think About...
Benevolent Landlords
Drink With...
Prawn Pad Thai

The Oddbins Take

Alex Pfluger is as much a winemaker as he is a landlord to local insects, operating a number of 'bug hotels' throughout his 25ha vineyard. He is not however, like a despotic Monopoly player, bringing his tenants to the point of bankruptcy, then offering to let them off a portion of their debt so the agony can be continued for a couple of turns longer, until the board is inevitably flipped over in disgust. No, Alex believes that providing room and board for insects is good for everyone. Unlike so many of his peers, he negates the use of pesticides and instead shoots for greater biodiversity believing the bugs that he houses will keep away the bugs that want to damage his grapes, and everything from the local environment to his wine will benefit.

The Pfluger Cuvee Biodynamite is off-dry, very aromatic and deliciously juicy wine. Full of character with citrus, peach, herbal and mineral notes. Elegant and exotic with long finish. While Alex might not make much money from his bug hotel enterprise, if the result is wines of this quality, we have to say, in the most important ways, it is paying off!

Country
Germany
Region
Pfalz
Classification
Qualitätswein aus Deutschland
Vintage
2017
Drink
Best Drunk Now & Over the Next 8 Years
Closure
Screwcap
Bottle Size
750ml
Residual Sugar
8 g/l
12.0%
£19.50

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Body
Light Full bodied
Sweetness
Dry Sweet
Grape
Riesling (70%), Gewurztraminer (30%)
Suitable For Vegetarians
Suitable For Vegetarians
Suitable For Vegans
Suitable For Vegans
Organic
Organic
Pfluger Cuvee Biodynamite 2017 White Wine

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