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Wines of Alsace

Renowned worldwide for their subtlety and elegance, the Wines of Alsace are unique for their incredible palette of aromas and flavours. Taste these exceptional wines!

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Wine grown in an exceptional terroir

Thanks to an excellent geographic location, the Alsace wine country produces Wines of Alsace with aromas appreciated around the world. Thanks to a lush environment, an outstanding climate and the exceptional geological diversity of the soils, an incomparable range of wines are grown here.

In order to preserve this treasure, a system of Registered Designations of Origin (AOC) imposes very strict rules. This focus on authenticity can also be found in Alsatian winegrowers’ commitment to respecting nature: in 1925, the first winery in Alsace began using biodynamic viticulture!

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Choose your grape variety

Dry and light or intense and full-bodied: choose from the 7 Alsatian grape varieties!

  • Pinot Blanc d’Alsace: Tender and fresh and both supple and delicate at the same time.
  • Sylvaner d’Alsace: Lively, light and thirst quenching, and discreetly fruity.
  • Riesling d’Alsace: Dry, tight and focused, with rare balance.
  • Muscat d’Alsace: Dry, crisp and intensely aromatic.
  • Pinot Gris d’Alsace: Generous, rich and well-balanced.
  • Gewurztraminer: Powerful, exotic and very aromatic.
  • Pinot Noir: The only red wine from Alsace: fresh, light and fruity.

The mellow, sweet Vendange Tardive (late harvest) and Sélection de Grains Nobles (selection of noble berries) wines will delight lovers of complex, powerful wines!

As for the Crémant d’Alsace, a slightly sparkling wine, it is produced with a traditional method of secondary fermentation in the bottle. From starter to dessert, Crémant d’Alsace is a renowned sparkling wine, thanks to its light crispness and the zing of its delicate bubbles. 

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51 Grand Cru wines, 51 exceptional wines

Alsace has 51 Grand Cru Wines, reflecting the complexity and richness of the Alsace wine-growing region. All of these wines are from outstanding terroirs, where the geology, climate and exposure combine to produce an exceptional synergy. Each Grand Cru wine has its own specific geological identity that gives it a unique intensity, subtle vibrations, a remarkable texture and infinitely delicate aromas.

Guided tour of Grand Cru wines
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Food and wine pairings: a subtle harmony

From the driest and most distinctive to the most powerful and mellow, the Wines of Alsace make for astonishing pairings with all sorts of food, from seafood to poultry, from cheese to dessert, or simply as an aperitif.

With subtlety or with strength and temperament, they bring out the most varied of flavours, from traditional French cooking to international cuisines.  For a successful dinner party, bring the Wines of Alsace to your table!

Which wine should you choose to go with your dish?