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Weinbach is one of the great names of Alsace. The Faller family run an impressive 26 ha estate partly converted to biodynamic cultivation since 1998. The wines are rich, powerful and complex, particularly concentrated and impressive in the top cuvées, and they are rarely disappointing. The richest styles can be magnificent. The most important holdings are those of the 5 ha walled Clos des Capucins and 10 ha in the Grand Cru Schlossberg, but outstanding wines are also made from lieu-dit Altenbourg. The number of bottlings is extensive and somewhat complicated with special cuvées named after family members. Cuvée Theo Gewürztraminer and Riesling come only from the Clos. Cuvée Sainte-Catherine is a rich Riesling from the lower part of Schlossberg, usually harvested in late November, but a more select bottling is additionally labelled Grand Cru Schlossberg while L’Inédit represents the very best selection of this vineyard. Regular Cuvée Laurence Tokay Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer comes from the foot of Altenbourg, while those additionally labelled Altenbourg come from the vineyard itself. A small amount of Gewürztraminer also comes from the Grand Cru Furstentum. VT and SGN styles add more sweetness to the usual Weinbach concentration and depth whilst retaining good balance. Cuvée d’Or Quintessence SGN is reserved for formidable rich and sweet cuvées made when conditions allow it, such as an intensely sweet and spicy botrytised Gewürztraminer. A scented, stylish Muscat Réserve is also very good if drunk fairly young.

Producer profile

Area under vines: 27 hectares
Soils: Granite
Average age of the vines: 31 years
Production: 130 000 bottles a year
Ageing:in 100% new oak barrels for 7 to 18 months
Grape varieties:
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Riesling
  • Sylvaner
  • Pinot Gris
  • Pinot Blanc et auxerrois
  • Muscat et Chasselas
  • Pinot Noir

  • Second wine: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Fleur de Fonplégade
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Domaine Weinbach, 25 route du Vin , Kaysersberg, France
Type Wine
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Schlossberg Selections de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Vendanges Tardives Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Selections de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Schlossberg Vendanges Tardives Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Vendanges Tardives Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee Sainte Catherine L'Inedit Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Cuvee Laurence Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee d'Or Quintessence de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Mambourg Cuvee Laurence Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Mambourg Selections de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Quintessence de Grains Nobles Cuvee d'Or Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Mambourg Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Pinot Gris Cuvee Sainte Catherine Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Mambourg Quintessence de Grains Nobles Cuvee d'Or Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Trie Speciale Vendanges Tardives Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Clos des Capucins Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Selections de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Altenbourg Cuvee Laurence Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Cuvee Laurence Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Muscat Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Pinot Gris Cuvee Laurence Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Pinot Gris Altenbourg Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Cuvee Sainte Catherine
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Reserve Personelle
Domaine Weinbach Gewürztraminer Altenbourg
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Clos des Capucins Cuvee Theo Alsace
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee Sainte Catherine Alsace Grand Cru
Type Wine
Type Wine
Type Wine
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Quintessence de Grains Nobles Cuvee d'Or Alsace Grand Cru - 2001
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Selections de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru - 2006
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee d'Or Quintessence de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru - 2001
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Vendanges Tardives Alsace Grand Cru - 2015
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee Sainte Catherine L'Inedit Alsace Grand Cru - 2001
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee d'Or Quintessence de Grains Nobles Alsace Grand Cru - 2000
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Mambourg Quintessence de Grains Nobles Cuvee d'Or Alsace Grand Cru - 2008
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Cuvee Laurence Alsace - 1996
Domaine Weinbach Gewurztraminer Furstentum Alsace Grand Cru - 2012
Domaine Weinbach Riesling Schlossberg Cuvee Sainte Catherine L'Inedit Alsace Grand Cru - 2010
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