Alsace

ALSACE REGION

Alsace, in the East of France, produces mainly white wines and, in 1945, the region
was awarded the AOC status. Its territory occupies 14.500 hectares, divided among
119 wine-making areas between Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin department) and Mulhouse
(Haut-Rhin department). Its vineyards extend over one hundred kilometres from
North to South, with the best climate conditions around the region. The local terrain
mainly consists of rock formations like granite, gneiss or shale slate and sedimentary
formations as chalk, margel and sandstone.Typical Alsace wines:

- Riesling
- Pinot Gris
- Muscat
- Gewurztraminer

  • Riesling: 247.954 hl, 21,7 %
  • Gewürztraminer: 172.116 hl, 18,6 %
  • Sylvaner: 108.268 hl, 8,9 %
  • Pinot Blanc: 267.672 hl, 21,2 %
  • Pinot gris: 165.954 hl, 15,2 %
  • Muscat d’Alsace: 18.487 hl, 2,3 %
  • Pinot Noir (Red and Rose: 108.326 hl, 9,6 %