Alsace Overview | WYPR

Alsace Overview

May 24, 2017

Credit http://www.zindhumbrecht.fr

Al and Hugh give their picks for wines from the Alsace region in France. If you want some dessert to pair with these wines, Radio Kitchen has a great recipe for Maryland strawberry shortcake. Click on the picture for the wine list. 

Dom Zind Humbrecht 2008 Pinot Gris “Vendange Tardive”

Spectacular late harvest selection – off dry to slightly sweet – use with either fruit or cheese course

Quality: ★★★

Price Range: $20-$40

Trimbach 2013 Riesling 

Steely classic Alsation riesling

Quality: ★★

Price Range: $20-$40

Dom Zind Humbrecht 2012 Pinot Gris “Clos Windsbuhl”

Fleshy off dry melon w/notes of ginger

Quality: ★★ 1/2

Price Range: $20-$40

Trimbach 2012 Reserve Pinot Gris

Solid and well structured

Quality: ★★

Price Range: $20-$40

Trimbach 2014 Pinot Blanc 

White peach and floral with great acidity

Quality: ★★ 1/2

Price Range: Less than $20

Helfrich 2014 Gewurztraminer

Great value. Spice, apricot and rose petal notes w/great acidity

Quality: ★★ 1/2

Price Range: Less than $20