Discover the grape variety: Viognier
White Viognier is a grape variety that originated in France (Rhone Valley). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of small size. White Viognier can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Savoie & Bugey, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Beaujolais.
Informations about the Domaine Grangier
The Domaine Grangier is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 15 wines for sale in the of Alsace to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Alsace
Alsace, located in the extreme north-east of France, is Distinguished from other French wine regions by its strong Franco-Germanic influences. These influences are the result of a back-and-forth between the German and French sovereignties over the last few centuries. They can be seen not only in the architecture and culture of Alsace, but also in the wines. Alsace wines are produced under three main appellations: Alsace and Alsace Grand Cru for still white wines (Sweet and Dry), and Crémant d'Alsace for Sparkling wines.
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The word of the wine: Hygrometry
Humidity level of the cellar necessary for a good ageing of the wines. The recommended hygrometry is around 70% in order to guarantee a good elasticity of the corks while preserving the labels.