Traditional and Modern Winemaking at Domaine Bott Frères
The story of Domaine Bott Frères dates back to 1835, while today, two generations work together, father and son, Laurent and Paul running the winery. They combine a perfect blend of the traditional methods in winemaking passed from generation to generation alongside incorporating new technologies that Paul applies in their work.
Sustainable Wine Growing and Organic Labels at Domaine Bott Frères Winery
After Paul’s arrival at the winery, Domaine Bott Frères has tried to be more respectful to the environment, let the different terroir speak for themselves and use the biodiversity in their soils. After several years of reflection, they finally decided in 2019, to switch to organic farming and they are now in their second year of conversion in order to get their organic certification.
Domaine Bott Frères with Unique Terroir and Exceptional Climate
Working on 18 hectares, Domaine Bott Frères has vineyards located on different Grand Cru sites, namely Osterberg, Geisberg, Kirchberg Ribeauvillé, and Gloeckelberg. These have an exceptional climate and unique terroirs that give birth to fine wines. The grapes are picked manually and the vinification is made by Laurent and Paul. They use thermoregulated stainless steel casks or vats for controlled fermentation. Wines are aged on fine lees, to give more complexity and aroma to the wines. They vinify each selection with great attention and elaborate the wines with finesse. It’s possible to visit the cellar at Domaine Bott Frères and good to book your visit in advance. You’ll get the chance to see the winery and all different steps that are needed during the creation of their wines including the cellar, machines, storage area, as well as the vineyards. The tour will finish with an exquisite wine tasting. When visiting Domaine Bott Frères you will learn the history of the estate, gain knowledge about Alsatian wine production, and taste wonderful wines of the region.