is originally coming from Austria and was introduced
in Alsace only 2 centuries ago.
grow in the northern part of the Alsatian vineyards
and cover about 10% of the vineyards of the Alsace
gives the best results in the famous terroir
of Zotzenberg. It is the only place where wine
makers can add Sylvaner along with Riesling and Gewurztraminer to
rpoduce a great growth wine, one of the best
wines from Alsace.
gives a pleasant, fresh, fruity and dry wine. The
wine has a pale green colour. Sylvaner offers
flower and lemon aromas. It
is better when drink young, served as an aperitif
or with fish.
is also called Silvaner or Gros Rhin.