General Information: Alsatian vinegrowers have been producing wine since the Roman conquest.
Alsace production is very exclusive among French production. It is easy to understand it from the name of the grape-varieties used for the production of the wine, such as Riesling, Gewurztraminer or Sylvaner.
More than 90% of the wines in Alsace are white. They are all of them excellent refreshing white wines.
Climate:Semi-continental with hot summers and cold winters with frequent snowfall
Soil:Very diverse, from sand and granite to clay and marl
Volcanic soil on Rangen and Kastelberg grands crus
Grapes:Riesling (23% of Alsace wines)
Pinot Blanc (20%)
Tokay Pinot Gris (13%)
Other grapes in Alsace: Pinot Noir (10%) - Muscat (2.5%)