+ Hachette, wine guide 2008 : three stars award
We are proud to present you here the comments : “ This estate is located in Blienschwiller, between Barr at north and Sélestat at south. Its head (...)

Kientz, vin d’Alsace

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Our winery, in the village of Blienschwiller on the Alsace Wine Route some 40 km south of Strasbourg and 30 km north of Colmar, has a wide variety of soils – clayey and silty for our generic wines, granitic for our Grands Crus. Our village’s most famous slope is the Winzenberg, rising above Blienschwiller to an altitude of 300 metres.

The steep incline of this slope and its south-south-east orientation ensure unusually prolonged exposure to the sun. Its microclimate and granitic soil represent ideal conditions for cultivation of a Grand Cru.

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