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

Bruno Sorg Gewurztraminer 2018 75cl
"I've loved Sorg's wines for years and this is his star in his range. His delicious Gewurz has aromas of lychee, rose water and then a palate of dry chalky flavours, delicate citrus and light spice on the end." The...
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Bruno Sorg Riesling 2019 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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Bruno Sorg Cremant d'Alsace Brut NV 75cl
"One of the most elegant non-Champagne fizzy wines I've tried. Made from Pinot Blanc, Pinot Auxerrois, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, it is a delicate, citrussy wine with tiny hints of lime and a yeasty finish." The late Bruno and his...
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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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