The Furstentum is mentionned in 1330 in the inventory of vineyards belonging to the Convent of Basle.
The brown calcareous soil has a pebbly structure, skeletal and filtering, with outcrops of bedrock.
The steep (37%) slope optimises exposure to the sun, on a soil which accumulates both heat and moisture. Conditions are ideal for producing exceptional wines.
Our Pinot Gris has a great finesse, it is a rich and complex wine, fresh and with remarkably powerful aromas.
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Marne and limestone.
By hand with selective picking.
Natural yeast, maturing on the fine lees during 10 months in large oak barrels.
4 to 10 years.
Crystallized fruits, honey, smoked, toasted. In the mouth it is rich, full, round ; nice freshness and persistency.
Goose liver, mushroom terrine, steaklet of duck, aperitive.