MAKING WINE IN ALSACE SINCE 1762.
In the heart of Alsace lies the village of Saint-Hippolyte. It is here, in the foot hills of the Vosges Mountains, beneath the spectacular Haut-Koenigsbourg castle, that the Biecher family established their cellar in 1762.
Through the generations, the winery has acquiered a strong reputation and is one of the leading wine producers in Alsace wine.
Today, Jean Biecher & Fils is the Alsace leading winery of Organic wines and is exporting to more than 20 countries world wide.
In a 18th century well renovated cellar in the historic village of Saint Hippolyte, the new cellar has been launch with the vintage 2011 and his one of most beautiful cellar dedicated to the production of Alsace Grands Crus.
All the grappes comes exclusively from Alsace grand Cru classified vineyards. All picked by hand, the grappes are carefully sorted and gently goes to the pneumatic press. A long pressing of a minimum of 12 hours is necessary to extract the best juice possible without pushing to far.
After decantation at low temperature, the juice start a long alcoholic fermentation that can take up to 4 months.
No sulfure is added before the next spring and this to let the wine to open up as much as possible. The result is a wine with less sensitivity to oxydation and much more aromatic.
All our Riesling are dry.
JEAN BIECHER & FILS S.A. 1 Route de Rodern 68590 SAINT HIPPOLYTE
Tel : +33 (0)3 89 73 00 14 Fax : +33 (0)3 89 73 03 17
e-mail : email@example.com