In a place that carries along history of great importance, La Cave Du Vieil Armand Winery makes wines of great taste today.
Quality wines, a historical place, a wine museum and making sure you have a great time during your stay; that is what La cave du Vieil Armand Winery is all about
How the Name of the Winery Came Up
The winery was named after a mountain “the Hartmannswillerkopf” which was one of the largest battlefields of the first world war. Carrying great historical importance in its name, La cave du Vieil Armand Winery is the youngest, the smallest and the southmost cooperative cellar in the Alsace region of France.
A Territory of Great Diversity
A 140 hectares of vineyard spread across in the Alsace region, the territory has a dry and sunny climate and favorable soil for growing vines.The hillsides of the Old Armand have a varying range of soils composed mainly of clay, sandstone and marl which give the vines the nourishment it needs. Chasselas, Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Auxerrois, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Muscat Pttonel, Muscat d’Alsace, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay take solace in these landscapes.
Years of Experience in Winemaking
Started off in 1958, La cave du Vieil Armand Winery is no new winery in this field. The winery makes sure the vines are given proper treatment and the vineyard is tampered with in least ways letting it grow in natural and organic ways. The vines are maintained regularly with pruning, crushing branches, checking stakes and stretching the wires.