Located in Riquewihr, with almost half of the estate being under the Grand Cru appellation, Hugel & Fils manages their vineyard rigorously with no use of fertiliser, low yields, and harvest by hand. They are famous for their Vendange Tardive and Selection des Grains Nobles.
Layers of dried apricots and peaches with an oily mouthfeel give this wine an everlasting depth and richness. One of the richest and most sumptuous of all Alsace wines.
French sweet/pudding white wine from Alsace France, made from Gewurztraminer.
Hugel et Fils was founded in 1639 by H. U. Hugelin and is still family owned today, in the hands of the 12th generation. Their estate is located in Riquewihr, with almost half of it being under the Grand Cru appellation. They manage their vineyard rigorously with no use of fertiliser, low yields, and harvest by hand. On top of their estate production, the Hugel family also purchases grapes from skilled growers located in some of the best villages in Alsace and, have developed strong relationship with them. Each wine is supervised by individual members of the family at every stage of its development. They produce over 100,000 cases of wine per year on average, with 90% being exported to more than 100 countries worldwide. View our selection.
They owned 25 hectares, with an average of thirty years old vine that is planted with Riesling and Gewurztraminer. After bottling, their wines are usually cellared for two years in stainless still or oak barrel.
They produce Riesling, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Muscat, Sylvaner, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir under various range including Classic, Estate, Tradition and Jubilee. They are famous for their Vendange Tardive and Selection des Grains Nobles.