Les cépages Alsaciens


The masterpiece of Asatian winecraft, renowned throughout the world, its names alone reveals its spicy character. its small rount pink berries sun-drenched slopes. it produces powerful, exuberant wines displaying rich, fruity aromas of ripe fuit (mango, luchee), of flowers (roses) and spices.When harvested late in the season (Vendanges tardives), it yiels an exceptional wine to be reserved to spécial occasions. Usually served as an aperitif, it goes well with exotic dishes and strong cheeses.



Le Muscat d'Alsace

This wine has no connection with the muscats of mediterranian France known for their sweetness.

Alsace muscat gives very aromatic dry wines with a unique, wonderful "grapey" bouquet, as if munching fresh grapes. The richness of its aromas and intense fruitness make it a much-sought wine for connoisseurs, in spite of its nearly confidential production; to be enjoyed as an aperitif and deligntful with anspargus in season.



Le Pinot Blanc

The happy medium in the board range of Alsace wines, Pinot blanc is well-rounded and delicate, fresh yet supple. It is the main grape used in producing Crémant d'Alsace. To be enjoyed with many types of dishes, from fish to poultry.


  Le Pinot Gris

Legend had it that wine is kin to the most famous wine of Hungary, but is not true. Pinot Gris belongs to the Pinot family and has been cultivated in Alsace sine the XVIth Centery. Its small berries yield a rich, full-bodied and heady aroma, with an ample strong, slightly smoky bouquet. Its outstanding nobility make it the perfect companion to foie fras and white meat.


Le Pinot Noir

The grape originating from Burgundy was imported with success to the Alsatian terroir where it has thrived since the middle Ages The only Variety producing red or rosé wines. Its ligntness and fruity character reminding of cherries make it the ideal companion to cold cuts and red meats. To be served chilled. When matured in oak barriques, it gains additional structure and complexity.



  Le Riesling

Probably the most famous of all dry Alsace wines, known wordwild for its delicately fruity, elegant bouquet combining sometimes mineral and floral notes.Its late blooming ability make it less prone to suffer from spring frosts and to fully avail of sunny autumn spells. The palette of aromas is rich, making it the refined companion to sea-food and fish dishes.


Le Sylvaner

Adopted over two centeries ago by Alsatian vinters, today Sylvaner represents, along with Riesling and Pinot Blanc, about one fifth of the total wine production in Alsace. Sylvaner is a distinguishly dry, fruity, light wine to be enjoyed mostly with sea food. crustaceans, but also with coldcuts and quiches.



  Le Klevener de Heiligenstein

Klevener is synonymous with savagnin rose grapes, a pink varetal of Savagnin Blanc. According to spectialists, Savagnin  is identical to Traminer which, till the end of the XIXtn centery, was brodly found in the Alsace wine area. Around 1850 it made room to Gewurztraminer which is considered as the pink aromatic from of Savagnin (or Traminer), except in the area of Heiligenstein.