Alsace Overview | WYPR

Alsace Overview

May 24, 2017


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