Reserve Saint Jean White
Marcel Hugg - Alsace - Riesling
White,Alsace - Riesling
100 % Riesling
Faithful to family tradition since 1760, the Hugg family has spread its reputation for fine wines to the four corners of the earth. The family is proudly devoted to the art of producing fine wines and takes pleasure in passing on the fruits of their knowledge of Alsace wines to wine and food lovers around the world. This generation now includes Françoise, who has added her experiences living in Monterey, California and is married to an American. Based in Bergheim, Marcel Hugg’s vineyards cover more than 25 hectares of vines in a region especially favored by nature. This includes owning vines in one of the most renown Grand Crus of Alsace-the Grand Cru Altenberg de Bergheim. While traditional methods of winemaking have been rigorously maintained, the Hugg family also uses the most up-to-date equipment. This marriage of old and new enables the family to offer a prestigious marriage of fine wines among the best wines that the French government has distinguished with the Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée label.
Various hill-sides around the little village of Bergheim with a predominance of heavy soils compound by clay and limestone.
Constants care is lavished on all the wines before they are released from our cellars. Our single goal is quality. We know that quality is the best publicity there is. Our cellars hold our wines in its still vats of a more modern style, so that the wine matures gracefully with all the time it needs.
Tasting notes
Eye : pale yellow color. Nose : expressive, refined, with citrus and white flower aromas. Mouth : lively attack, refreshing acidity, lime, granny smith apple with a great structure, fruity with a clean and dry finish. A classy dry and gastronomic Riesling from Marcel Hugg !
Food pairing
With grilled, raw and lightly cooked in sauce fish dishes, seafood, poultry, white meat. Perfect for roast pork, veal chops, seafood and goat cheese.
Aging potential
3 to 5 years
Grape varieties
100 % Riesling
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195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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