Alsace, France

AOC Alsace Kaysersberg, at the foot of the Vosges mountain range, is found in the middle of the region’s wine belt. This verdant area will take your breath away not only with it’s amazing wines, but with it’s history and beauty. Kaysersberg is one of the finest wine growing areas in Alsace. The soil of gravel and alluvia contribute their unique characteristics to the wine’s terroir expression. The first vines were brought here in the 16th century from Hungary, and wine production is still an important aspect of the town’s economy today.  
ee-furst-pgThe Furst Pinot Gris
Aromas of honey and citrus compliment this pinot gris with an ample texture. The off dry wine is well balanced, with a strong finish. A traditional Alsace dish like Quiche Lorraine would make a wonderful accompaniment, and this wine also goes well with strong, creamy cheeses. It can be served slightly warmer than some white wines to appreciate the full spectrum of its aromas.
ee-furst-riesThe Furst Riesling
This is a powerful wine with aromas of ripe fruit, roses and spices. It is subtle and fragrant on the palate. Excellent with shellfish and traditional Alsace dishes like sauerkraut and smoked ham. The wine is best when served cool at around 50 F.
ee-furst-pbThe Furst Pinot Blanc
The Furst… Pinot Blanc goes through a traditional fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. With a color of pale gold and aromas of white flowers and pears, this is a wonderfully easy drinking wine. It is light and fresh, with a nice acidity on the palate and a finish filled with white fruits. A versatile wine, this Pinot Blanc goes with a number of dishes including shellfish, fish and white meat. Its acidity makes it a good solution for those difficult-to-pair dishes, like asparagus. Serve chilled, around 50° F.
ee-furst-gewThe Furst Gewurztraminer
This Gewurztraminer from The Furst… is an off-dry wine with powerful aromas of tropical fruits, roses and spices. Subtle and fragrant, with an ample texture on the palate. The natural spiciness of Gewurztraminer pairs perfectly with spicy dishes, especially Asian cuisine. The wine will be excellent now and enjoyed over the next two years. Best served chilled at about 50° F.