Domaine Huber & Bleger wine estate are winemakers from father to son for several generations. The cousins Marcel HUBER and Robert BLEGER came together in 1966 to form the first Agricultural Exploitation Group (GAEC) in France. New cellars were built in 1972 and the Domaine HUBER and BLEGER continued to evolve and expand to currently operate a vineyard in France. 27 hectares, located mainly in the commune of Saint-Hippolyte, at the foot of Haut-Koenigsbourg castle in Alsace, France.
All vineyards are traditionally and respectfully managed the environment (Guyot pruning, grass cover and ground work, manual harvesting …).
The constant search for quality, in the cultivation of the vine as in the vinification of grapes and control of the costs are for the domain essential objectives. That is why this domain has been certified in Sustainable Agriculture since 1999, for a production subject to rules of an environmentally friendly specification (Terra Vitis label).
We tasted: Pinot Gris 2015 Eclat du Terroir
The vineyard is located on a hillside with a superb South-East exposure, the Geissberg is a granitic and gneissic terroir. This wine harvest entirely manual, is yellow with golden highlights. The typically of the grape variety is undeniably found in this wine of great richness, with complex aromas of dried fruits and fruits candied but also smoky notes. Great finesse and minerality nascent are characteristic of the subsoil. In the mouth is rich with a touch of sugar, oily and of a beautiful aromatic persistence. This wine is definitely well structured.
For the food paring is perfect with the refined dishes and the Asian cooking also with aperitif, roasted white meat and poultry in sauce ,smoked salmon, the typical foie gras, and Game (pickled or not).