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At the foot of the Vosges, on 0 km, extends one of the smallest vineyards of France, at least for what is the size. Because from its 15 500 hectares of vineyards, Alsace produces a rich variety of wines. If the dry white wines are typical of the Alsatian vineyard, we tasted their sides of the white wines, soft and sweet, sparkling wine, and a few pink wines and red wines. Their finesse and elegance have made the reputation of the region, which boasts of having launched the first tourist wine route of France. More than two million visitors, lovers of wine, typical villages and landscapes of exception, her travel each year. It's your turn to provide a getaway in Alsace, in the heart of the vineyard.
The vineyards of Alsace spans throughout the region, through its two departments, the lower Rhine to the North and the upper Rhine in the South. Wissembourg, on the German border, to Leimbach, near Thann, are 0 km of vineyards that stretch between the Vosges and the Rhine plain.
On that strip of 1, 5-3 km wide, the vineyards of Alsace offers a great diversity of terroirs. In the low mountains, on the hills under or plain, it allows the culture of different grape varieties, which most iconic are riesling, gewurztraminer and sylvaner.
The region also has the most advantageous climate conditions. Protected by the Vosges, it is distinguished by a low rainfall and hot summers.
Alsatian wines have to be monocepages very often. That's why mention it their label usually to the side of the name of the owner or / and brand. A domain is an exception to this practice: the Marcel Deiss domain. He favors the wines in 'here', technical who is mixing different varieties within the same plot and same terroir.
Grapes are therefore at the heart of the Alsace wine. The best-known are:
These three varieties are added:
You can tell in their bottles to the slender lines, these "flutes" which are synonymous with Alsatian wines. They all benefit from an AOC and are necessarily bottled in their region of production. Whites largely predominate, but there are references in red and pink. Here are some tips for choosing your next few Alsace wines:
Three appellations punctuate the vineyards of Alsace, which is originally more of 630 different wines:
Two mentions enrich the Alsatian wine production: