Van Nahmen Dornfelder Druivensap BIO
|Retention date||Sep 20, 2020|
The family business Privatkelterei Van Nahmen has its origins in 1917, when great-grandfather Wilhelm van Nahmen started the company with the production of apple syrup. Since the 1930s, people have specialized in fruit juices and we also carry an extensive range of gastronomically high-quality alcohol-free fruit juices, Frucht-Secco's and Sparkling Juicy Tea from the Chateau Petrus under the Fruit juices.
We are not talking here just about fruit juices, but about the Grandcru among the fruit juices. Not surprising that you can also find these products in the high end Horeca and even in 2 and 3 * restaurants such as the Librije.
The hand-picked fruit comes straight from the orchards and is pressed and processed by Van Nahmen himself, without additional additives. Only the coolest fruit is eligible. The farmers are expected to leave the fruit on the tree for as long as possible. According to owner Peter Van Nahmen, this slow food idea contributes to the quality of the juice. Let the tree break when the fruit is the ripest. Only when the tree is almost releasing and dropping the fruit is it time to harvest. At that time, the fruit is full of flavor and aroma. And you can taste that in the juice.
For his juices, Peter uses one variety as much as possible for each type of fruit. Indeed, just like the monocépage wines made from one grape variety. Van Nahmen likes to experiment with traditional fruit varieties. The juice manufacturer also encourages farmers to grow fruit varieties that are less popular with large supermarkets. The age-old apple variety Sternrenette (known to us as the star apple, the classic Christmas apple), for example, only grows in a few orchards. The taste of this juice is stronger and fresher than the taste of 'regular' apple juice, which is made from a mix of apple varieties. Nowadays Van Nahmen now offers a range of almost thirty different juices, often from singe varietal, sometimes a blend. And very special, also from famous wine grapes such as Dornfelder and Riesling. Serving tip? Pour into a beautiful wine glass, possibly with sparkling spring water or sparkling wines such as Champagne, Cava or Prosecco (ratio 1: 1).
In the past three years, Van Nahmen has developed a very special procedure for pressing German wine grapes with one variety that retains the typicality of the grape in the juice. The powerful texture of the 'Dornfelder' variety does particularly well in transferring the aromas from the grape to the juice. The grape juices are of high quality with good development potential.
In the glass, the Dornfelder is a deep dark purple with intense aromas in the nose, characterized by ripe, dark berries such as black currant, mulberry and blackberry. Complemented with plum pie, vanilla and a hint of mint. On the palate, the dornfelder fruit juice is pleasantly sweet and anything but dominated by the fresh acids, but well balanced. Nicely integrated tannins and the finish is decorated with dark red fruit.
To make this fruit juice follow the highest quality standards, everything starts with the selection in the vineyard and the determination of the optimal harvest time for the grape-friendly harvest. During the maturing process on the bottle, the juice releases excess acid in the form of so-called "tartar". First, very fine, snowflake-like, clear miniature crystals grow together like vine leaves. Later, these many small crystals become larger, sometimes even amber, to form large crystals. The color can vary greatly depending on what other minerals are included in the tartar formation. It is a natural process that indicates the maturity of the bottle and especially confirms the naturalness. The crystals do not come from the bottom of the bottle when you pour gently
A more than excellent alternative to wine and goes well with meat dishes, roasted potatoes, stews, barbecue or pasta dishes. Also delicious as a spritzer with part grape juice and part sparkling water.
Order Van Nahmen fruit juices online at Grand Cru wines
Of course you can buy Van Nahmen fruit juices online at Grandcruwijnen.nl, the wine trade with one of the largest wine collections in the Netherlands and Belgium, where you can order both special wines and wines for every budget. Quality products, fast delivery
|Nett Weight||100 gram|
|Retention date||Sep 20, 2020|
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