🇱🇺LUXEMBROURG


LUXENBOURG IS   Regions4   Cantons57     @Luxembourg City

  • WHITE= Rivaner AKA=Muller Thurgau 30%, Auxerrois 15%, Riesling 12%, Pinot Gris 13%, Pinot Blanc 10%, Elbling 9%, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer
  • RED= Pinot Noir 8%

GEOGRAPHY HEMISPHERE-Northern, REGION-Central-Europe, COUNTRY-Luxembourg, LATITUDE: 49.8° ‘N’

  • BORDERS: Belgium(North-West), Germany(East), France(South), Luxembourg is a Landlocked Country

TOPOGRAPHY “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Ardennes Mountains

  • On~Moselle~River~(42km. Along Border)

VITICULTURE 15,000 ha. Planted

  • #45 In Grape Production & #40 In Wine Consumption In World

VINICULTURE History & Culture of Co.-Operatives…Vinmoselle(Co.-Op.) Has 6 Facilities at Greiveldange, Grevenmacher, Remerschen, Stadbredimus, Wellenstein, Wormeldange

SOILS Metamorphic”, ”Sedimentary, Clay, Limestone

  • **Refer to “TERROIR/ Geology & Soil” For Detailed Information On Soils

CLIMATE  Continental

HISTORY Known as The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

CULTURE GASTRONOMY…Smoked Pork-Neck, Fried River Fish   |   CHEESE

LUXEMBOURG WINE LAW

  • Marque Nationale– Founded In 1935, Guarantees the Origin and Quality of Wine
  • Tasting Panel– Reviews Wines and Can Reject the Wine or Award it Appellation Controlee, Premier Cru, or Grand Premier Cru

GEOGRAPHIC DISCLAIMERTo Benefit From “Demystifying “The Vine” and the World of Wine an Understanding of Luxembourg’s Geography and Topography is Needed and the Ability to Visualize Its Wine Regions.  Luxembourg is Organized In a “North to South”/ “East to West” Orientation and is Intended to Be Read and Memorized as So.



**Luxembourg Images Courtesy of Delong Maps, Purchase These Maps at Delongwine.com


MOSELLE LUXEMBOURGEOISE       @Grevenbacher

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Riesling
  • RED= Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY– Luxenbourg(South-East), “Non-Contigenous(3)”
    • VILLAGES-Mondorf, Remerschen, Stadtbredimus, Wellenstein
    • Most of Vineyards Run Along the 40km. Streatch Along Moselle River Which Also Forms the Border With Germany
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Mosel)”
  • SOILS=Metamorphic”, ”Sedimentary Chalk, Clay, Slate Over Limestone
  • CLIMATE=Continental
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer- Alice Hartmann, Bernard Massard, Cep d’Or, Clos Mon Vieux Moulin, Madame Aly Duhr, Mathis Bastian, Pauque, Pundel, Schumacher-Knepper, Sunnen-Hoffmann, Vinsmoselle(Co.Op.)
    • Vineyards– Palmberg
  • VINICULTURE– Straw Wine AKA=Vins de Pailles, Dehydrated

ICE WINE      @Luxenbourg

  • WHITE= Pinot Gris, Riesling   |   RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY– Luxenbourg(Greater)
  • VITICULTURE– AKA=Vins de Glaces
  • VINICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer

ISLAND CREMANT De LUXEMBOURG      @Luxenbourg

  • WHITE= Auxerrois, Chardonnay, Elbling, Pinot Blanc, Rivaner AKA=Muller Thurgau, Reisling
  • RED= Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY– Luxenbourg(Greater)
  • VINICULTURE– Produced In Wormeldange
    • Estate/ Producer– Alice Hartmann, Bernard Massard, Caves Desom Saint-Remy,
      Caves St. Martin, Charles Leclaire, Poll-Fabaire


**Refer to “BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES” For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced