ORIGIN

Alsace

 

APPELLATION

AOC Alsace

VINEYARD

3.06 acres in heart of Grand Cru Osterberg with Southeastern sun exposure and chalk and marl soils

Yield: 50hL/ha

 

BLEND

40% Riesling

30% Pinot Gris

30% Gewurztraminer

 

FARMING

Sustainably maintained

 

WINEMAKING

Aged for 18 months in bottles.

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La Cave de Ribeauvillé, the oldest winery co-op in France and one of the most award-winning producers of wines from Alsace, is known for its 265-hectare single-vineyard with eight Grand Crus lieux-dits!  The soils here run the gamut:  granite, sandstone, marl, limestone, etc.  The Cave has adopted organic practices throughout the vineyard holdings, of which 18 hectares are certified organic by European standards.

Fact Sheets: 2014