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The range of still wines from the estate includes an assortment of 30 different wines to harmonize with a wide variety of gastronomic dishes (See the Gastronomy page), for example to innovate in the matching of wine and food, a 1992 Sylvaner cuvée Hors la loi (outlaw Sylvaner bin) made from grapes with noble rot, can be drunk as an appetizer, then accompany a snail casserole and continue to match a veal cutlet with a creamy morel mushroom sauce. It is also a perfect match with cheese like saint nectaire or a mature tome de Savoy.

In the same range, there is the fine and delicate cremant or sparkling Alsace wines with their ethereal aromas to answer the requirements of the most demanding connoisseurs. The range goes from the brut de brut (extra dry) without the addition of liquor or sweetening and with a minimum of three years of cellaring to the traditional dry sparkling wine with a reasonable 7 grams of liquor in a 75cl bottle and the vintage sparkling wine recently disgorged and available in magnums. These sparkling wines are a basic blend of Pinot blanc and Pinot auxerrois with an array of aromas.





The aromas specific to our vine varieties :

Sylvaner : quince, hyacinth

Riesling : fresh roses, lemon, grapefruit, mineral

Pinot gris : blackberries, forest floor, humus, mushrooms

Muscat : Acacia, white elder flowers, muscat grape

Pinot noir : forest floor, wild strawberries, spices

Pinot blanc : hawthorn blossom, crystallized lime

Gewurztraminer : rose, litchi, spices



His wine list has three types of wine:

- Fine wines from the Noble Valley, but from the non classified areas of the valley, which nevertheless produce remarkable wine made from all the Alsace varieties and delicate sparkling wine. Many of these reserve wines have won prizes, received gold medals or been recommended by the wine and food press (See Press reviews).

- The Hors la loi series (outlaw series), which delights those who seek the more unusual types of wine, i.e. the wines that the French legislation does not accept and are outside the stringent AOC regulations for wine of guaranteed origin (late harvest wine made from non authorized grape varieties) or great wines made using atypical vinification techniques that are great in their own right and do not claim to be from a special terroir or georegion (late harvest wine from a classified area, but made in new oak casks).

- The prestigious and extraordinary wines from the great classified growth area of Zinnkoepflé slopes: late harvest and noble rot wines. These great wines are Seppi’s treasures giving quality, satisfaction, pleasure and pride to both their maker and their drinker. They are carefully selected, harvested and matured with passion. They are unique and represent the top of the top. They are aged with care and the best of them will, if you wish, improve with time and be at their best for a quarter of a century or more.

Each year Seppi Landmann offers a selection from these three different series for options or futures buying at competitive prices.


Seppi explains


How to drink the great Alsace wines

The great Alsace white wines have the wonderful advantage of being able to be appreciated at their different stages of maturation:

– Young (less than 3 years) you have the fruit. At this stage, the characteristics of the variety dominate: fruit and flowers, i.e. pear, quince in the late harvest wines, rose in the Gewürztraminer noble rot wines.

– Mature (between 5 and 50 years) you have mature aromas. At this age, the characteristics of the great wines inevitably come to the fore. The unique alchemy of the microclimate, the soil and the variety explodes in the glass. This is what is meant by the terroir or georegion which is always unique. On the Zinnkoepflé slopes you will always find over the years, but at different degrees of intensity, the spiciness of the Riesling (pepper, aniseed, cumin seeds) mixed with flowers, fruit and dried flowers, the scent of the forest floor (dead leaves, mushrooms) and the earthy overtones of Pinot gris.

So remember to vary your pleasures: taste the great Alsace wines when they are young, but always keep a few bottles to mature in your cellar so that you will have more surprises later… Only those who do not know think that the great Alsace wines do not age or have a future before them like the great red wines.

Drink what you like best and learn to appreciate a great wine for what it is. This is how I would suggest you drink the 1997 late harvest classified Zinnkoepflé growth harvested as ice wine (when winter has come and the grapes are frozen on the vine).

Practice tasting dry wines (some of the late harvest have practically no sugar and are fabulous) as well as sweet wines (the honey and crystallized fruit taste rarely masks the Zinnkoepflé characteristics).

Never hesitate to make an unheard of gastronomic match. You will learn to appreciate the great classics even more. The good things in life including food and wine harmony are never set forever by tradition, even the most well known and well established ones. To see for yourself try a 1985 late harvest classified Zinnkoepflé Gewürztraminer with your cheese platter…

The only set rule to keep in mind: taste always brings pleasure and much happiness! Drink to your health and that of Seppi Landmann, your winemaker.



Purchasing possibilities by Internet

We propose two formulas of remote purchase:

1. The tariff running for the whole of our wines available: consult the purchase order Internet.


2. You can also right now to subscribe to our 2012 options selling offer