Vendange Tardive and Sélection de Grains Nobles
Gewurztraminer "Hugel" Vendange Tardive
The pride and joy of the Hugel family, pioneers
of late-harvest wines in Alsace.
Riesling "Hugel" Vendange Tardive
Extremely rare, produced from forty-year-old
vines in exceptional vintages. Difficult to achieve but the result amply
rewards the effort.
Pinot Gris "Hugel" Vendange Tardive
An extraordinary wine with a rich, golden colour and incomparable bouquet of ripe, preserved fruit. Tender, velvety and suave, it allies opulence, richness and structure, without heaviness on the palate. A wine to age, ideal with foie gras or black truffles.
"Hugel" Sélection de Grains Nobles
To produce such rare wines, certain factors have
to coincide : an exceptional vineyard, old vines, perfect maturity, early-morning
mist followed by maximum sunshine, to encourage the development of "noble
rot" (botrytis cinerea). The shrivelled grapes are then carefully
harvested, one by one, then vinified with utmost care. The resulting nectar
has unbelievable finesse and complexity, and its lifespan is practically
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