Winemaker: Johan van de Velde
Growing: Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Rivaner, Auxerrois
Region: Zeeland, Netherlands
Winemaker Johan van de Velde spent three years learning winemaking at Domaine Cep d’Or in Luxembourg.
Since 2001, they’ve gotten terrific results with classic, early ripening grape varieties. Given the location, the wines' flavors will remind you of the sea with surfacing minerality and oyster-shell flavors.
Fun fact: President Barack Obama drank from a bottle of De Kleine Schorre Auxerrois at the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague in 2014.
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