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Grand Cru Riesling Seminar -- Alsace

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As part of our "Grands Vins" series, this in-depth tasting will travel you through the Grand Cru Rieslings from Alsace!

Less than 5% of all wine produced in Alsace is privileged to carry the title of "Grand Cru". Here is your passport to the unique, exclusive and critically-acclaimed few Rieslings admitted to this category.

To be entitled to the Appellation d'Origine Controlee (AOC) Alsace "Grand Cru", grapes grown in this region must be from strictly limited individual vineyard sites. The exact geographic limits of the 50 named vineyards are determined via French legislation which places heavy emphasis on cultivation methods to ensure particular characterstics and standards are met every year.

With terrior ranging from sand to granite and limstone, the diversity this region's land exhibts guarantees the most stylistically unique and finesse-filled wines.

Wines to be featured (list in progress):

-Josmeyer Riesling Brand 2004

-Marc Kreydenweiss Wiebelsberg 2004

-Marc Kreydenweiss Kastelberg 2004

-Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg 2006

-Ehrhart Grd Cru Hengst 2003

-Schlumberger Saering Riesling 2005

-Otter Organic Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg 2005

-Zind-HumbrechtRiesling Rangen de Thann Clos St. Urbain 2004

-Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Brand Vendange Tardive 2004

This in-depth seminar will be presented by a Certified Wine Educator.

Tasting complemented by a rich selection of French cheeses.

For registration, please proceed to www.frenchwinesociety.org.


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