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Alsace, Riesling
Alsace, Riesling

-Surface: 3338 ha.
-Only white wines.
-Grape variety white wines: Riesling.
-Max. production 100 hl. per ha.

Calcareous, granitic clay.
Granite Limestone

Continental climate. Completely protected by the Vosges mountains the Alsace is exceptionally sunny and has a very low rainfall. The Alsace lies on the eastern slopes where the rains fall on the western side of the Vosges when the clouds bump into the mountains.
Protected by mountains Low rainfall Sunny