• An Illustrated Guide to Riesling from Alsace

    7 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Those who think of Riesling as light, delicate, and sweet have probably never experienced the Rieslings of Alsace. A sunny, dry region located on France's border with Germany , Alsace is known for white wines. Its Rieslings often marry the opulence of all that sunshine with taut acidity and intense minerality. While some Alsatian Rieslings have residual sugar , most are dry and become even more layered over time. In the mood for a bright refresher but have a friend who thinks that everything lighter than a California Chardonnay is thin? Alsatian Riesling is a game-changer.
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