Alsace

Sheltered by the Vogues mountains, Alsace is the driest wine producing region in France, and also tends to produce single varietal wines. Elegant, pretty and, most importantly wonderfully balanced white wines, their real stars are Riesling and Gewurztraminer, but do pay attention to their delicious Cremant sparkling wines as well.

My favourite producers

Edmond Rentz Riesling 75cl
"A super dry Riesling, with lime, hints of white pepper and a lovely, balanced, fresh finish" Founded in 1785, this estate in Zellenberg, Alsace has been passed from father to son ever since. The estate has grown and evolved over...
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Edmond Rentz Gewurztraminer 75cl
"Lychee, aromatic spices and a hint of satsuma creeping off the nose, this is a delicious Gewurz that won't break the bank" Founded in 1785, this estate in Zellenberg, Alsace has been passed from father to son ever since. The...
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Bruno Sorg Riesling 2018 75cl
"Soft, lime and lemon aromas with a mineral note and a beautiful elegant palate. This is exactly what Alsatian Riesling is about - dry, clean and very pretty." The late Bruno and his son François realised a dream ten years...
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Vignoble du Reveur Vibration Riesling 2018 75cl
"Lime, lemon verbena, chamomile, apple and quince, bright and juicy. Beautiful aperitif, and wonderful with fish, cured fish, slightly spicy dishes, and those prepared with cream." Matthieu Deiss is son of the famous Marcel Deiss. This is his own little...
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Vignoble du Reveur Singulier 2018 75cl
"This cuvée has quite unusual aromas of apricots and white flowers. Full-bodied on the palate with a slightly tannic finish, it is dry Alsatian wine. The acidity is softened, without aggressiveness, making for a well-balanced ensemble." Carbonic maceration of Riesling...
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