Vineyards are planted on hillsides at the foot of the Vosges Mountains throughout vineyard holdings. High limestone content but soils vary.
80% Pinot Blanc
20% Pinot Auxerrois
On lees for minimum of 9 months in bottle.
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.