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Lieu-Dit Rotenberg white
Marcel Hugg - Alsace - Gewurztraminer
White,Alsace - Gewurztraminer
100 % Gewurztraminer
history
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.
Vineyard
Rotenberg single vineyard (orange on the above map) is a hill located South of the Bergheim village with a predominance of Jurassic limestone soils transmitting finely interlaced rose & spices aromas.
Winemaking
The cellars hold their wines in oak casks and its vats of a more modern style, so that the wine matures gracefully with all the time it needs.
Tasting notes
Eye : gold yellow color. Nose : expressive floral nose with some roses hints, fragrances of apricot and tropical fruits. Mouth : supple and fresh, rich with an impressive structure. Still gastronomic as very well balanced and with a dry finish !
Food pairing
It matches perfectly with fish ans spicy sauces (ginger sauce, sea bass with fennel), smoked salmon, sweet and sour dishes, ethnic spicy dishes (Thaï, Indian or Chinese) as well as strong cheeses such as Munster, Epoisse, blue cheese or Brie de Meaux
Aging potential
5 to 8 years.
Grape varieties
100 % Gewurztraminer
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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