Winemaker, Jean-Michel Deiss is a passionate and somewhat
controversial preacher of the Alsatian tradition of “complantation”, or field
blending varieties in the vineyard. He believes that a true expression of a
site’s terroir is only possible through blending the traditional Alsatian
varieties in proportions suited to a particular site.
the art of mixing grape varieties in a terroir. It is the oldest form of
viticulture known before the appearance of clones and the depletion of
biodiversity. It ensures regular harvests by creating a complex and naturalist
ecosystem. Conducted with a real respect for life, our vineyard is planted with
the 13 Alsatian grape varieties, driven, harvested and pressed together,
vinified with patience and without inputs.