🇱🇺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, +Alt.?

  • 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 Researched 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, L&R Kox, 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


BELGIUM


BELGIUM IS     Cantons57     @Luxembourg City

  • WHITE= Auxerrois, Bacchus, Bronner, Chardonnay, Chasselas, Chenin, Johanniter, Madeleine Angevine, Merzling, Muller-Thurgau, Muscat, Kerner, Optima, Ortega, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Seibel Sieger, Sieerrebe, Traminer, Wurzer
  • RED= Dornfelder, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Regent

GEOGRAPHY REGION-Central-Europe, COUNTRY-Belgium, LATITUDE: 50.5° N

  • PROVINCES-Antwerp, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Hainaut, Liege, Limburg, Namur, Walloon Brabant, West Flanders
  • BORDERS-France(West), Luxembourg(South-East), Netherlands(North-East), Germany(East)

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling, +Alt.?

VITICULTURE 381 ha. Planted

  • Uses French AOC. System (Appellations d’Origine Controlees)
    • (Gecontroleerde Oorsprongsbenaming)

VINICULTURE

SOILS Metamorphic

CLIMATE Continental

HISTORY

CULTURE GASTRONOMY    |   CHEESE


LIMBURG       @Limburg

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Limburg
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 77 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Limburg, Limbourg
  • HASPENGOUW AOC. AKA=Hesbaye/ Haspengouwse Wijn
    • Estate/ Producers- Wijnkastell Genoels-Elderen
  • HEUVELLAND AOC. AKA=Heuvellandse Wijn
    • Estate/ Producers-

LIEGE       @Liege

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Liege
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 56 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Luik
  • WALLONIAN AOC. AKA=Cotes de Sambre et Meuse
    • WHITE= Auxerrois, Bronner, Chardonnay, Chasselas, Chenin, Johanniter, Madeleine Angevine, Merzling, Muller-Thurgau, Muscat,  Optima, Ortega, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Seibel Sieger, Traminer
    • RED= Dornfelder, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Regent

HAINAUT       @Hainaut

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Hainaut
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 56 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Henegouwen

FLEMISH BRABANT       @Flemish Brabant

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Lemish Brabant
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 46 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer- Meerdael
  • CULTURE- AKA=Vlaams-Brabant
  • HAGELAND AOC.  AKA=Hagelandse Wijn
    • WHITE= Auxerrois, Bacchus, Chardonnay, Muller-Thurgau, Kerner, Optima, Ortega, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling Sieerrebe, Wurzer
    • RED= Dornfelder, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

NAMUR       @Namur

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Namur
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 41 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Namen

WEST FLANDERS       @West Flanders

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-West Flanders
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 38 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=West Vlaanderen
  • SPARKLING WINE AOC. AKA=Vlaamse Mousserende Kwaliteitswijn
    • WHITE= Auxerrois, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling
    • RED= Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

WALLOON BRABANT       @Walloon Brabant

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Walloon Brabant
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 24 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Waals-Brabant

EAST FLANDERS       @East Flanders

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-East Flanders
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 21 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Flandre Orientale

ANTWERP       @Antwerp

  • WHITE=
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY- Belgium, PROVINCE-Antwerp
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic,
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE-  13 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producer
  • CULTURE- AKA=Antwerpen
  • VLAAMSE LANDWIJN Vin de Pays       @Flemish County
  • JARDINS DE WALLONIE Vin de Pays    @Wallonian County


**Refer to BIBLIOGRAPHY/ Sources For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced.