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Alsace

Writing a little from memory, as this was served at my 40th, alongside Zind-Humbrecht 2003 Windsbuhl Riesling from 3L D-mag. Mid-deep gold. Beautifully mature, …

A highlight of my 2nd Zenith wine tasting, showing a very aromatic wine – which it did to perfection. Classic Alsatian Gewürz, but remarkable …

A classic, complex Alsace Gewürztraminer with a musk spice and Turkish delight flavour profile. Off-dry and oily. Deep, burnished gold. Pronounced musky, honied, Turkish …

Attractive packaging for an attractive wine. Whilst not quite at the highest quality for Alsace Pinot Gris, this was a good wine, that held …

Whilst visiting Riquewihr, Dad and I stopped in at Hugel’s excellent tasting room, and this was a good example of a fully-mature, rich Pinot …

A brief white interlude from a POTG dinner with Etienne Hugel. This was a mature, balanced, quality Riesling. From the Schönenbourg Grand Cru. Deep …

An interesting side-by-side comparison with a Muscat d’Alsace. Leaving aside the notably more ‘basic’ quality level (albeit still a well-made wine), the key differences …

A very good wine in both the Pinot Gris / Chenin Blanc line-up, and the Sweet Wines. Having since seen the 45-60° slopes on …

This was the wine of the Pinot Gris / Chenin Blanc line-up, and showed well later in the sweet wine line-up. Very intense flavour, …