Alsatian wines (7 varieties of grapes)

Alsatian wines should always be stored on their sides at a temperature between 10°C and 15°C. They should be served chilled but not iced. The ideal temperature is between 8°C and 10°C.

 

Alsatian wines do not need years of ageing to reveal their full character, 6 months to 5 years is usually sufficient.


Sylvaner

Fresh and light with a pleasant, refreshing taste.

 

 

This is a perfect wine for appetizers, hot and cold starters, seafood, salads, fish and cold cuts

 

 



Pinot blanc "Klevner"

Tender and delicate, fresh, with a discrete fruity taste

 

 

This wine accompanies appetizers and a variety of dishes, white meats and seafood. It’s an ideal all-purpose Alsatian wine.

 



Riesling

Dry, distinguished and delicately fruity.

 

 

Goes perfectly well with fish, shellfish, white meats, mild cheeses, goat cheese and of course “choucroute” (sauerkraut), the regional Alsatian specialty.

 



Muscat

A bouquet of fresh grapes with delicate floral aromas

 

 

A perfect cocktail or reception wine, also goes well with asparagus

 



Pinot Gris "Alouettes"

A characteristic opulent flavor, round, rich with a long finish

 

 

Excellent with “foie gras”, smoked salmon, game, white meats and oriental dishes

 



Gewurztraminer

Exuberant, powerful and seductive, it is the best-know Alsatian wine.

Well-structured, it develops a rich aromas of flowers, spices or exotic fruit.

 

 

Slightly sweet, it is perfect for cocktails and with spicy foods, strong cheeses and desserts.

 



Pinot Noir

This is the only Alsatian red wine. A typical cherry-like, fruity character, which develops a more complex and full-bodied structure. Aged in oak barrels.

 

 

 

Goes well with red meats, game, cold cuts and cheeses.