These vineyards express the notion of vins de terroirs and the character of grape variety makes way for the eloquence of the terroir. Our forbears had identified certain vineyards that, year after year, have a specific character and quality. Today there are deliberations for new laws recognising Lieux-dits as “younger brothers” of the Grands Crus in Alsace.

The Burgreben vineyard lies on a little hillock of clay and sandstone facing east. Riesling achieves a fine ripeness, retains beautiful freshness and gentle fruit. This terroir gives finesse and fine acidity.

Designation: Alsace Contrôlée
Origin: Village of Zellenberg
Ageing potential: 12 years - it is best to wait for at least 3 or 4 years after bottling
It must be decanted.