Alsace

The Alsace vineyard runs from the city of Strasbourg on the North to the city of Mulhouse in the South, while it is sometimes not larger than 1,5 to 3 km. The Alsace area produces red, white, rosé wines, white wine being dominant. Shall also be mentioned the excellent Crémant d'Alsace produced according the traditional method (Méthode Champenoise). Amongst its appellations, Alsace counts 51 “grands crus” called “Alsace Grand Cru”, which are produced only from the Riesling, the Gewürztraminer, the Pinot Gris, and the Muscat grapes. Wine is produced in Alsace since the Roman times, because of the settlement of the Legions of Cesar. For the soldiers consumption, wine was exported from the Narbonnaise nearby the Mediterranean sea, but because it was insufficient, vines were cultivated to sustain the local market. In the Middle Age, the vineyard was enlarged because of the creation of monasteries and Alsace begun to build a solid reputation of wines of quality. The Renaissance time will be the most prosperous; unfortunately, the area was quickly confronted to various calamities amongst which the wars. After the phylloxera crisis, and the wars which devastated it, the vineyard came back to life and is now of good reputation and internationally known. The Alsace wines are of course recommended with Choucroute, but are also excellent with fish dishes and cheeses such as Munster, Epoisses, Langres...

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Jean Paul Mauler - Gewurztraminer 2012 Grand Cru Mandelberg  - AOC Alsace Rating: Not Rated Yet
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Gewurztraminer 2012

Jean Paul Mauler

Grand Cru Mandelberg Alsace

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Jean Paul Mauler - Crémant d'Alsace - AOC Alsace Rating: Not Rated Yet
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Crémant d'Alsace

Jean Paul Mauler

AOC Alsace

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Jean Paul Mauler - Riesling 2012 - AOC Alsace Rating: Not Rated Yet
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Riesling 2012

Jean Paul Mauler

Alsace

Sales price: € 10,50

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