Located in the heart of Alsace, Domaines Schlumberger was established in 1810 by Nicolas Schlumberger. According to our Domaines Schlumberger wine reviews, Nicolas actually set up a factory of fabric machines in Guebwiller at that time and on the same land were vineyards of which he purchased 50 acres. Originally "The Princes Abbés” monks of Murbach controlled the vineyard in the 1600s, which is the inspiration for the Domaine Schlumberger wines bearing the same name. After centuries of Domaine Schlumberger Vineyards being family owned and run, it is now Alain and Séverine Schlumberger overseeing all winery operations. Since 2003 all the estate is cultivated using sustainable farming and since 2006 75 acres are now biodynamically farmed. There are three various lines of Domaine Schlumberger wines including The Princess Abbes, The Grand Crus and The Collections utilizing Sylvaner, Muscat, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer grape varieties with their finest selections coming from the Riesling plantings. To learn more about these wines be sure to look through our Domaine Schlumberger wine ratings below.
Lighter texture with a clean, citrusy finish, this is a simple quaff made for easy enjoyment. Full of ripe lemon, Granny Smith apple and stone-dust minerality with just a hint of under ripe nectarine.
Serious mineral tones take precedence over the fruit here, with hay aromas giving way to flavors of stones and just a hint of apricot on the palate. Some strawberry fruit graces the medium finish. This wine is fairly dry, a flexible partner for a variety of classically prepared fish poultry.
Opens with an attractive musk note, followed by guava, quince and pear. The palate shows moderate intensity and good freshness. Winds up with a graham cracker note on the finish. This lazy, decadent wine is a good choice for mild blue cheese. Drink now or over the next few years.
In 2003, Schlumberger only bottled one grand cru Riesling, leaving the fruit from Saering and Kessler to help beef up this wine. It’s a plump yet minerally take on Riesling, with lime, apple and melon aromas and flavors accented by a dry, minerally feel. Picks up a hint of anise on the finish.
A blend from a number of its vineyards, this is a dry wine, with fresh acidity and white currant flavors. A great apéritif wine, but also good with fish or salads. Imported by Maisons Marques & Domaines USA.
Slightly schizophrenic, this wine touts a strange but intriguing gamut of aromas and flavors. The nose presents mild vegetal and ashy powder notes while the palate offers more typical nuances of nectarine and lemon. A tart and fleeting finish counters the somewhat creamy, medium-full body, concluding with a feeling of balance.
Typical flavors of apple, key lime and stony minerality intermingle with hints of dried spice and honey, creating a nicely balanced wine with a clean, dry finish. Solid and remarkably refreshing, this is a great choice for warmer afternoons of light grilling or picnicking.