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VINEYARDS

A.O.C. ALSACE

"Alsace wine region has a unique combination of great soil types that forms a real   'kaleidoscope" of geologies. Pink sandstone, blue schist, limestone, granite, gypsum, clay, and volcanic rocks are amongst the most interesting soil. Each vineyard is carefully selected based on the soil types & environmental practices, they are all located around Hunawihr region."

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RIESLING

A.O.C. ALSACE

"It is a truly vibrant wine that I like to pour as “welcome drink” for my friends. It is a palate pleaser for the aperitif but also the best companion to start a diner."

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VINEYARD: Alsace geology is a like a mosaic, from granite to limestone along with clay, shale, and sandstone. This large patchwork of terroirs is absolutely ideal for Riesling to happily flourish. The terroir imprint bestows extra character and soul to Alsace wines, which are both unique and complex.

CELLAR: The grapes are picked by hand before being pressed whole bunch. Following a long and soft pressing the juice is transferred to tank for gentle static settling. The slow, cool, natural fermentation can last up to three months, followed by few months of ageing. All these details help us reflect and preserve the "sense of place"

 

TASTING

APPEARANCE: Pale straw in appearance with green hues and a brilliant clarity.

NOSE: Intensely focused, orange blossom, fresh lime and tropical fruits.

PALATE:A classic Alsace Riesling, brimming with bright citrus notes, lemon curd and crisp green apple, accompanied by slate-like minerality and refreshing natural acidity. 

FOOD & WINE

On its own, Riesling is a mouth-watering aperitif, especially on a bright summer's day. The 'zing' of Riesling is a delightful complement to the fresh flavors of seafood, shellfish and white fish, and enhances citrus or garlic-based sauces. 

Dry white wine

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PINOT GRIS

A.O.C. ALSACE

"Far from the Pinot Grigio stereotype, Alsace Pinot is more intense, complex and full bodied. I am a big fan of Spanish “Jamon”, and I think the Pinot Gris is a great teammate for it. It works also really well with aged Gouda."

Dry white wine

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VINEYARD: Clay is the essential component of this wine. Pinot Gris on this terroir have a weighty structure and take time to reveal their true nature. The strong presence of clay explains a taste of tannins even if this is a white wine!

CELLAR: The grapes are picked by hand before being pressed whole bunch. Following a long and soft pressing the juice is transferred to tank for gentle static settling. The slow, cool, natural fermentation can last up to three months, followed by few months of ageing. All these details help us reflect and preserve the "sense of place"

 

TASTING

APPEARANCE: Pale straw. Brilliant in clarity..

NOSE: Lifted aromas of pear, green apple, and cinnamon spice.

PALATE: Fresh and lively with a rounded texture and a fine acidic backbone, the palate beautifully combines the fresh flavors of green apples, pears and ‘just picked’ quinces with the exotic spicy undertones of cinnamon and cloves, in a long and indulgent finish.

FOOD & WINE

The gentle acidity and marked fruitiness of a well-balanced Pinot Gris perfectly complements roast pork with a stewed pear sauce, or match with creamy pastas, poultry and seafood.

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Off dry wine

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GEWURZTRAMINER

A.O.C. ALSACE

"Uncork a bottle of Gewurztraminer and let its aromatic transform any occasion into a flavorful delight! Indulging in each sip of this wine alongside sweet & sour or spicy Asian cuisine is simply a divine flavor fusion."

VINEYARD: Comprised mainly of limestone, the soil offers optimal drainage and mineral retention. This nutrient-rich environment fosters deep root penetration, resulting in grapes with concentrated flavors and balanced acidity. 

CELLAR: The grapes are picked by hand before being pressed whole bunch. Following a long and soft pressing the juice is transferred to tank for gentle static settling. The slow, cool, natural fermentation can last up to three months, followed by few months of ageing. All these details help us reflect and preserve the "sense of place"

 

TASTING

APPEARANCE: brilliant golden hue, hinting at its luscious and vibrant character.

NOSE: Delicate floral notes of rose petals and jasmine gracefully intertwine with exotic hints of lychee and ripe tropical fruits, offering an enchanting bouquet.

PALATE: Indulge in the rich and complex flavors of juicy pineapple, mango, and passion fruit, balanced by a refreshing acidity that invigorates the senses, culminating in a velvety-smooth texture and a lingering, satisfying finish.

 

FOOD & WINE

Spicy Thai Curry: The aromatic spices and creamy coconut milk in Thai curry are beautifully complemented by the fruity and floral notes of Gewurztraminer

Indian Butter Chicken: The rich and creamy sauce of butter chicken pairs wonderfully with Gewurztraminer's lush texture and vibrant fruit flavors

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls: The light and refreshing flavors of fresh spring rolls are enhanced by Gewurztraminer's aromatic profile and crisp acidity.

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PINOT NOIR

A.O.C. ALSACE

"Oh Pinot Noir !....  Also known as “love at the first sight”. There is absolutely nothing that Pinot Noir cannot fix. If you are tired after a long day, believe me this wine is the best antidote!"

VINEYARD: This Pinot Noir is a blend of two spectacular vineyards. Both vineyards, composed of old vines.

CELLAR: Handpicked, carefully sorted, the grapes are naturally fermentation before the ageing French oak barrel for 10 months. No fining has been done on this wine to preserve aroma finesse.

 

TASTING

APPEARANCE: It has a dark and deep red colour with garnet glints.

NOSE: The nose has delicious aromas of black fruits (blackberry, blackcurrant, cherry) with notes of vanilla.

PALATE: The palate is supple and balanced, reproducing the fruitiness of wild berries. Silky tannins structure the wine providing harmony and length. 

FOOD & WINE

Red meats and game call for red Alsace Pinot Noirs revealing dark red color and intense cherry flavors. It also pairs well with white meats, poultry, and international cuisines such as Middle Eastern and Moroccan dishes (humus, tabouleh, lamb tagine and couscous).

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Red wine

WINEMAKING

LET'S KEEP IT SIMPLE 

"When it comes to winemaking, I like to keep it simple...The grapes are picked by hand before being pressed whole bunch or macerated (Pinot Noir). Following a long and soft pressing the juice is transferred to tank for gentle static settling. The slow, cool, natural fermentation can last up to three months, followed by few months of ageing. All these details help us reflect and preserve the "sense of place"

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