Vines : 50 years old, “Schuetzenrain” plot which means “Protected from rain” for Pinot Gris and “Kastelweg” meaning “Chemin des Châteaux” for Sylvaner.
Terroir : marl limestone. Composed of clay deposits associated with oolitic limestone pebbles of marine origin. These yellow stones which heat in the sun gave the name of the cuvée Les Roches Dorées.
In the cellar : slow and gentle pressing; fermentation without adding yeasts; very moderate sulphiting; maturing 6 months on lees in stainless steel vats; bottling at the estate. We put our wines in reserve to offer them to their best potential.
Degree of alcohol : 13,5 % vol.
Keeping : 7 to 10 years