Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Kessler 2001


Distinguished right from 1394, KESSLER has been sold under its own name since 1830.


KESSLER lies on a bedrock of sandstone and in the middle of this plot there is a small valley facing east, south-east which shelters it from the north winds and cold airstreams which comes from the valley of Guebwiller. A natural extension of Grand Cru KITTERLE, its reddish soils lie on a bedrock of Vosges sandstone. At the bottom, a limestone outcrop makes the soil more clayey.


Hand-picked, put into crates. Whole bunches pressed. Static settling of the must. Fermented in temperature controlled tuns. Raised on the less for 8 months.


  • Aperitif
  • Poultry
  • Spicy salads (mexican, marocan, indian…)
  • Foie gras
  • Exotic dishes (coconut milk, safran…)
  • Salty-sweet dishes
  • Cheeses such as blue, munster…
  • Pastry, tart, cream or mousse (avoid chocolate)
Serve at 12°C
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Brilliant straw colour. Delicate, fragrant nose with pronounced notes of flowers and pepper. Unexuberant, lots of finesse. Very harmonious on the palate with unheavy sweetness.

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