Domaine Emile Boeckel
he Family is rooted in Mittelbergheim since 1530. Fréderic Boeckel wingrower stated to commercialize his wines 1853. A pionner in the sales of bottled Alsace wines at the end of the 19th century Domaine Emile Boeckel immediatly opens for export. Today , in a unique architectural setting, it is with passion that Jean daniel and Thomas Boeckel combine family knowhow and experince to produce wines of high quality and finesse, from 24 hectares of prestigious Terroirs, cultivated in organic agriculture.
The only Sylvaner in Alsace classifid as Grand Cru, this gem displays citrus and ripe fruits on the nose. This wine combines richness and finesse on the palate: powerful, full-bodied and rounded mouth-feel, balanced and lively on the finish. Sourced from high-density old vines (50 years of age), it comes from the single site of Zotzenberg found in the village of Mittelbergheim, facing southeast and made up of limestone, which retains moisture and hence is resistant to drought. Try with pan-fried foie gras, seafood, fish, poultry or soft cheeses even.