Flashcards in Alsace Deck (10):
Alsace wine specifications...
Full body dry white wines
Wines labeled by grape variety (100% of stated grape)
White wines are dry, rich, earth/mineral character
Primary Noble grape varieties at Alsace are:
Pinot Gris (Tokay d'Alsace)
Sylvaner (planted in Zotsenberg vineyard)
Other grape varieties at Alsace are:
How is the climate in Alsace?
Dry with warm, sunny summers
Rain shadow effect
Geographical boundaries in Alsace...
Vosges Mountains and Rhine river with high diversity soils
Regions from Alsace...
Bas Rhin (north)
Haut Rhin (south)
Alsace grand Cru
Cremant d'alsace AOC
Alsace Grand Cru generalities...
51 Grand crus
Only noble varieties
Cremant d'alsace AOC generalities...
Blend of grapes (Pinot Blanc)