One of the locations classified as Grand Cru in Alsace (Haut-Rhin) within the appellation Alsace Grand Cru, Viticulture goes back to the Roman era. The wines were already sung in the Middle Ages. The originally only three hectare site was expanded in 1924 to include the Steinglitz, Kirchthal, Jebsal, Schneckenberg and Weingarten sites. The vineyards cover 58 hectares of vineyards on shell limestone and granite soils in the municipality of Turckheim. You are with the varieties Riesling. Pinot gris and Gewurztraminer planted. Well-known producers are Justin Boxler, Domaines Dopff au Moulin, Preis-Zimmer, CV Turckheim and Domaine Zind Humbrecht.