Vins d'Alsace©CIVA
©CIVA

Prestigious Wines of Alsace

Renowned worldwide for their subtlety and elegance, the Wines of Alsace are notable for their palette of aromas and flavours. Try these exceptional wines !

Vue sur Niedemorschwihr - Route des Vins d'Alsace©Tristan Vuano

The fruit of an exception terroir

Thanks to their excellent geographical situation, the Alsatian vineyards produce Wines of Alsace with aromas that are acclaimed worldwide. Lush nature, a particularly favourable climate and the extraordinary geological diversity of the soils come together to produce an incomparable range of wines.

To preserve this rich diversity, the controlled designations of origin - the famous AOCs - impose strict and rigorous rules.

And you will also find this quest for authenticity in the Alsatian winegrowers’ attachment to nature and its protection: the first biodynamic vineyard in Alsace dates back to 1925!

Choose your grape variety

Whether your preference is light and dry or intense and full-bodied, there is plenty of choice with the seven Alsatian grape varieties !

Pinot Blanc
Sylvaner
Riesling
Muscat
Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer
Pinot Noir
Pinot Blanc d'Alsace©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace
©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace

A mild and lightweight, discreetly fruity wine. With its delicate acidity, it can be enjoyed with most foods.

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Sylvaner d'Alsace©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace
©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace

A dry, fresh, thirst-quenching wine with a discreet fruity taste. Perfect for fish, seafood and cold meats.

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Riesling d'Alsace©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace
©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace

A very dry white wine with great freshness, a delicate bouquet and an exquisite fruitiness. The ideal choice for more refined dishes as well as fish and shellfish.

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Muscat d'Alsace©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace
©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace

A dry wine with powerful aromas and an inimitable fruity flavour. An excellent aperitif wine.

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©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace
©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace

A complex wine, rounded and balanced, moderately acidic. It is the perfect complement to foie gras, poultry and game.

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Gewurztraminer d'Alsace©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace
©Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace

A powerful, aromatic wine with a complex bouquet. It is an excellent aperitif wine, but it also pairs very well with desserts, cheese and exotic cuisine.

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©CreationsEtoile-ConseilVinsAlsace
©CreationsEtoile-ConseilVinsAlsace

A light, fruity wine with aromas of cherry and wild berries. The only Alsatian red, it offers its fine red colour to share with red meats, game and cheese.

Découvrir

Alsace’s famous sweet, liqueur-like late harvest and noble-rotted wines - Vendanges Tardives and Sélections de Grains Nobles - are a delight for lovers of complex, powerful wines!

As for Crémant d’Alsace, a delicately sparkling wine, it is produced by the traditional method with a secondary fermentation in the bottle. The appeal of its fresh flavour and tiny, dancing bubbles has made this Crémant a firm favourite from aperitif to dessert.

Verre de vin d'Alsace©Chezelles-Conseilvinsalsace

51 Grands Crus, 51 outstanding wines

Alsace boasts 51 Grands Crus, reflecting the complexity and rich diversity of the Alsatian winegrowing region. They are all the produce of privileged terroirs where geology, climate and exposure come together in an exceptional harmony. Four grape varieties are allowed under the Grand Cru Appellations: Riesling, Muscat, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer.

Each Grand Crus has its own geological identity conferring on it a particular intensity, subtle vibrations, a remarkable texture and aromas of infinite finesse. An elegant freshness for Riesling, powerful aromas for Gewurztraminer, a hearty intensity for Pinot Gris and a refined fruitiness for Muscat.

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Accord met-vin Alsace©Quad-CIVA

Food and wine pairings: a delicate balance

From the driest and raciest to the most powerful and well-rounded, the Wines of Alsace allow for some surprising matches will all sorts of foods, from seafood to white meats, from cheeses to desserts - not forgetting the aperitif.

With subtlety or with strength and temperament, they bring out the most varied of flavours, from traditional French cooking to international cuisines. For a successful dinner party, bring the Wines of Alsace to your table!

Which wine should you choose to go with your dish?
Cave - Achillée©Nis&For
©Nis&For

Where can you try the Wines of Alsace ?

In Alsace, winegrowers and producers are always ready to welcome you with open arms and introduce you to the delights of wine tasting. Some offer wine and food pairing workshops, themed meals and guided tours of their wine cellars. An extra special welcome awaits you in the cellars taking part in the “Vignobles & Découvertes” scheme.

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