The harvest is exclusively done by hand, at the end of autumn when the very ripe grapes are affected by noble rot - botrytis cinerea -.
The grapes then very concentrated in sugar by this natural phenomenon are selected then delicately pressed. The fermentations are slow and the aging on fine lees of 8 months minimum, gives the wine the fat, the intense and complex expression of the greatest White Fluffy - sweet wines.
The wine once bottled aged patiently in cellar 2 years before being marketed. Straw yellow dress. Very expressive, the nose exhales aromas of quince, exotic fruit and candied. In the mouth a strong personality, the structure and sugars form a good marriage. A late harvest faithful to the soil.
Produced late in the season, these over-harvested grapes produced a mellow wine that develops seductive aromas and notes of candied fruit. To serve in exceptional circumstances. To their aromatic character is added the power due to the phenomenon of concentration. Such wines are enjoyed alone, with foie gras or smoked salmon, as well as with certain desserts.
2 stars in the guide Hachette 2018
Soil: Marno-limestone Vine: Grass cover, Double guyot pruning, budding, de-leafing, Efficiency controlled at 50 HL / Hectare
Average age of the vines: 30 years Winemaking: Manual harvesting and sorting of the grapes - Fermentation with temperature control Aging: 8 months in stainless steel tanks Wine with a very mineral character
The Altenberg wines of Wolxheim, wines of care and gastronomy par excellence, of tasty and generous character, develop over the years a powerful and harmonious body and fine aromas peculiar to marl-limestone soils.
This Altenberg grand cru riesling seduces with its precise and tonic nose, on the fruit, shared between white flowers, grapefruit, exotic fruits a little candied, painted with mineral tint. the intense and fresh mouth plays on the same aromas, with persistence. 14% alcohol and 16.2 grams of residual sugars
One Star on guide Hachette 2019
Beautiful foam, fine and abundant bubbles. Beautiful aromas of flowers, associated with a nice roundness, make it very easy to drink.
The only sparkling, lively and delicate Alsace wine made according to the traditional Champagne method. Obtained from pinot blanc, pinot auxerrois, but also riesling. For all special occasions, aperitifs, receptions, cocktails ...
Clear yellow color, limpid. Very appealing white fruit nose, especially pear on a biscuit background.
On the palate, a crémant quite lively, very fruity which will be wonderful as an aperitif or on a buffet.
Only obtained with pinot noir and elaborated according to the champagne method.
Clear salmon dress. Nose of citrus flesh (orange, mandarin) with a touch of red fruits.
In the mouth, a fine structure, a soft matter, an elegant fruit. A delicate rosé brut, with a liveliness that appetites. Clean and persistent fragrances. A vintage that goes straight to the point. To serve as an aperitif or at the end of a meal with a dessert.
Service temperature: between 6 and 8 degrees
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vine: Grass cover, Double guyot pruning, budding, leaf removal, controlled yield
Average age of the vines: 15 years
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Vinification: Mechanical harvest. Pellicular fermentation between 8 and 10 days with temperature control - Malo lactic fermentation
Aging: 8 months in stainless steel tanks
Rosé wine of a very special character, whose typical fruity taste evokes cherry.
Dress of red aspect supported. Nose of red berries. Soft palate, light, which highlights a fresh crunchy fruit. Pleasant pinot noir typicality of Alsace.
Ideal for grilled meat and fish, cold cuts, southern cuisine, and summer picnics.
12% alcohol and 0.34 grams of residual sugars