Grand Cru Marckrain Magnitude and generosity of the terroir

To the south of the village of Bennwihr, the Grand Cru Marckrain lies on the Wine Road between 200 and 300 m of altitude. It benefits from a very favorable eastern and south-eastern exposure and a microclimate very specific to the Colmar region. The terroir of 53.35 ha is of the marl-limestone type.

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    53 ha
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    200 to 300 m
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    East, South-east

Grand Cru Marckrain : land of Gewurztraminer

Gewurztraminer is mainly cultivated on this terroir. With a very good constitution, full-bodied, aromatic and powerful, Marckrain Gewurztraminer presents a perfect harmony. One can also find the Pinot Gris, giving a wine with a fine and discreet fruitiness, embalmed with typical aromas of the terroir.

A terroir through the lens of history

Bennwihr, the "Domaine de Beno" is documented as early as 777, referred to as Beno Villare. The road of the Celts which runs along the Vosges foothills once passed at the foot of the slopes of the Marckrain.

Gourmet pairing

The generosity of the Marckrain and its pastry aromas make it a natural partner for desserts and end-of-meal pleasures. The fatness of the wine combines easily with pastry creams or mousses. It can also be served with foie gras, in terrine or fried, which has the advantage of exalting the spicy aromas of this vintage.

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