Riesling is the most elegant of the Alsace grape varieties. It gives a well-balanced, dry, clean and charming wine. Riesling is known to be the finest of Alsace wines. It is eaten fresh from its second year and can also be enjoyed when aged.
Muscat d'Alsace is a dry white wine not to be confused with sweet sweet Muscats such as Muscat de Rivesaltes, Lunel, Frontignan... Its inimitable fruitiness is reminiscent of the crunchiness of grapes. It is consumed young but can be kept for up to 10 years.
Muscat d'Alsace and Muscat Ottonel
Pinot Gris is an amber colored wine. It presents aromas of undergrowth, dried fruit, quince combined with smoky and spicy notes. It is consumed young and can be kept for 5 to 8 years.
Gewurztraminer is the most typical of Alsatian wines. "Gewürz" means "spicy" in German. This is its main feature. “Traminer” means “coming from Tramin”, a small region in southern Italian Tyrol, where the grape variety originated. It is consumed young between 3 and 8 years old, can be kept for up to 10 years.
Pinot Noir is a red wine with a beautiful ruby color, deep with fruity aromas (morello cherry, raspberry, strawberry...). It is the only black grape variety grown in Alsace! It is drunk young around 2 to 3 years, but can be kept for 8 to 10 years if it is a great cuvée. Associated at the table with red meats and cheeses with flowery pasta (Brie - Camembert) Serve around 12° to 14°C.
The production process is the same as for Champagne. It is a fruity and floral wine with fine and persistent bubbles. It is matured for 2 years on average on slats. Our Crémant Blanc is made from pinot blanc with a touch of chardonnay. It is to be consumed young, but can be kept for 2 to 3 years.
The Rosé Crémant
Of a beautiful salmon color, it expresses notes of red fruits (currant, strawberry...). Only Pinot Noir can be used for Crémant Rosé!