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Grand Crus of

Bas Rhine

[alpabetically]

(13)

Altenberg de Bergbeiten
Altenbourg de Wolxheim
Bruderthal
Engelberg
Frankstein
Kastelberg
Kirchberg de Barr
Moenchenberg
Muenchberg
Steinklotz
Wienelsberg
Winzenberg
Zotzenberg

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Grand Crus of

Bas Rhine

[north-south]

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SEA-AB
KZMK-WMWF

North of Obernai:
Steinklotz
Engelberg
Altemberg de Bergbeiten
Altembourg de Wolxheim
Bruderthal

South of Obernai:
Kirchberg de Barr
Zotzenberg
Moenchenberg
Kastelberg
Wiebelsberg
Muenchen
Winzenberg
Frankstein

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Altenberg de Bergbeiten
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Bergbeiten

29.07 ha

Soil:
Clayey marl, Gypsum, Dolomite, Sandstone

Great:
Rielsing, Gewurz

Good:
Pinot Gris, Muscat

**Can Blend**

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Altenberg de Wolxheim
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Wolxheim

31.2 ha

Soil:
Gravel rich, calcareous Clay

Great:
Riesling, Gewurz

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Bruderthal
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Molsheim

18.4 ha

Soil:
Limestone marl, with a Calcareous sub-soil

Great:
Riesling, Gewurz

Good:
Pinot Gris, Muscat

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Engelberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Villages:
Dahlenheim & Scharrachbergheim

14.8 ha

Soil:
(shallow)
Pebbly calcareous Clay, Fossils

Great:
Riesling, Gewurz

Good:
Pinot Gris

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Frankstein
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Dambach-la-Ville

56.2 ha

Soil:
Granite mica

*Riesling & Gewurz ONLY*

**Largest G.Cru in Bas Rhine**
***Southernmost G.Cru of Bas Rhine***

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Kastelberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Andlau

5.8 ha

Soil:
Schist, Granite, Quartz, Mica, Clorite

Great:
Riesling

***Smallest G.Cru in Bas Rhine***

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Kirchberg de Barr
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Barr

40.6 ha

Soil:
Limestone, Tertiary Conglomerate

Good:
Gewurz, Riesling, Pinot Gris

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Moenchberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Andlau & Eichhoffen

11.8 ha

Soil:
Quaternay glacial scree, Clay

Great:
Riesling

Good:
Gewurz

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Muenchberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Nothalten

17.7 ha

Great:
Riesling

Good:
Gewurz, Pinot Gris, Muscat

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Steinklotz
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Marlenheim

40.6 ha

Soil:
Calcareous muschel kalk, Dolomitic keuper

Great:
Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewurz

*Applying for Pinot Noir*

***Northernmost Alsace Grand Cru***

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Wiebelsberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Andlau

12.5 ha

Soil:
Sandstone, Quaternay

Great:
Riesling

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Winzenberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Blienschwiller

19.2 ha

Soil:
Granitic Mica

Great:
Riesling, Gewurz

Good:
Pinot Gris

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Zotzenberg
Grand Cru

Bas Rhine

Village:
Mittelbergheim

36.4 ha

Soil:
Calcareous Clay, Limestone

Great:
Sylvaner (1st Grand Cru for it)

Good:
Riesling, Gewurz, Pinot Gris

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Bas Rhine
Grand Crus Near

Andlau

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Moenchenberg

Kastelberg

Wiebelsberg