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Drachenloch

Exceptional geographical site considered as being one of most warmly of Alsace, that was also known under the name "Petit Senegal". This vineyard, essentially composed of a limestone soil, is placed in the middle of a rocky cirque which protect it from the North and East winds.
Riesling

Herrenweg

Between Wintzenheim and Turckheim these flat alluvian deposits of the Fecht are rich in clay (22%). The soil is predominantly of sand, shingle, and silt with a high incidence of pebbles and frequent plates of loess. From this vineyard come wines which are soft and sensual.
Pinot Blanc & Auxerrois
Riesling
Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer
Pinot noir

Rotenberg

The Rotenberg is located on the north hillside of the Grand Cru HENGST. Its soil is composed of the same substratum of limestone and tertiary marls than the Grand Cru Hengst. Its high concentration in oxidized iron, gives it a red colour, at the origin of its name which means "Red Hill".
Pinot Auxerrois
Pinot Noir

HENGST – Grand Cru

The soil of the 360 meter high slope which dominates this vineyard is essentially a mixture of limestone from the Vosges, chalky marl (14% active) and layers of red, brown, green and beige sediment hundreds of meters thick. The mother rock is of an orange - yellow hue. Dating as far back as the Jurassic period the elements vary in density from very fine to very course. The Ph factor is within 7.8 to 8.3. This Grand Cru is 130.95 acres (53,02 Ha) of vines. The combined calcareous and marl soils tend to produce rich full bodied wines. In their youth they have an untamed character, reminiscent of the vineyard's name - "stallion". They slowly mature to astonishing aromatics and fabulous richness.
Pinot Auxerrois
Riesling
Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer

BRAND – Grand Cru

This relatively well protected hillside vineyard behind the village of Turkheim, has a south-southeast exposure. Its deep granite soil is laced with black mica and gneiss. Flinty and of moderate acidity (Ph 5.8) the soil is rich in phosphates with little potassium or magnesium. The wines produced from this vineyard are regal yet lively, fine-structured, pure and incisive. A restrained palate of subtle complexities.
Riesling
Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer
Pinot Noir

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