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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 …

In a line-up of rosés, this stood out for its style – though not a wine to my taste. Pale ruby – deeper colour …

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 …

Interesting to test this sequence of sweet Riesling styles from the same producer. Noteworthy that the Auslese only is vineyard specific. Clear botrytis progression …

A bit of an exam curiosity, this one. Made by cutting the canes on ripening Riesling bunches, so that they shrivel and concentrate the …

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, …

Such a contrast from the tight, almost unbalanced 2002. By contrast, a perfectly classic Hunter Semillon that’s in maturity now. Green pale colour. Green, …

A superb example of dry Pinot Gris, in the rich, Alsatian style, that covers its 15.5% ABV very well. Fairly deep gold. Exotic aromatics …

In the Pinot Gris and Chenin Blanc line-up, this was certainly a highlight. In the bone dry style, this has flavour density to mask …