Area of production: sheltered by the highest peaks of the Vosges mountains, this terroir receives an exceptional amount of sunshine. The mainly calcareous subsoil ensures good drainage. The exposure of the hillsides goes from east to south-west. The ‘‘Côte de Rouffach’’ belongs to the 11 appellations communales in Alsace. Only the following varieties were recognized: Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Noir.
Colour: a pale gold color with green reflects.
Nose: fine aromas of lime and chalk.
Palate: The mouth is fresh. Tense and nervous mild by pineapple.
Food pairing: with fish and seafood.
Serving temperature: 10-12°C.