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THE PEOPLE,  THE TERROIR, AND THE WINE…

 


 

The Bott Frères Alsace wines are the product of knowledge acquired over nearly two centuries, an exceptional terroir, high quality grape varieties, and the Ribeauvillé microclimate.

 

The family’s plots are mainly located in Ribeauvillé to obtain the best possible expression of this exceptional terroir in our wines.

 

Wines
in harmony
with their
terroir

An exceptional vineyard

Located on a geological fault, our vineyard benefits from a mosaic of soil types, enabling the full expression of each grape variety. The Bott family’s vines are mainly located on the hills above Ribeauvillé.

Our four Grands Crus, Osterberg, Geisberg,  Kirchberg de Ribeauvillé and Gloeckelberg benefit from an exceptional climate and unique terroirs, enabling the production of wines of tremendous finesse, that are served on the tables of prestigious restaurants in France and all over the world.

A shared history

The Bott family have been passionate winegrowers since 1835.
This long attachment to the terroir where they were born is passed on from father to son, along with their skills and experience.
This combination of an exceptional terroir, high quality grape varieties and hard-won expertise has turned the story of the generations of one family into a remarkable adventure.

 

passion
passed on
from father to son

3 generations
devoted to the terroir
with the same

passion

A shared history

The Bott family have been passionate winegrowers since 1835.
This long attachment to the terroir where they were born is passed on from father to son, along with their skills and experience.
This combination of an exceptional terroir, high quality grape varieties and hard-won expertise has turned the story of the generations of one family into a remarkable adventure.

 

SUSTAINABLY MANAGED,
ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY

AGRICULTURE

Vinification: a rigorous art

Manual harvests and slow, gentle pressing, using a pneumatic press with the juices draining by gravity, are combined with more elaborate technology to enable perfect control at every stage of the vinification process.
The use of casks or temperature-controlled stainless steel vats enable gentle regulation of fermentation, followed by maturing on fine lees, to give the wines more complexity and aromas.
Plot-by-plot vinification enables the production of our various ranges: from Crémants to our Réserve Personnelle and Tradition selections, not forgetting our Grands Crus, Vendanges Tardives (late-harvest) and Sélection de Grains Nobles, each range is meticulously vinified and matured to give the wines finesse.

Bott in pictures…

In the heart of Alsace…

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