Paul Blanck Schlossberg Grand Cru Alsace Riesling 2011

Schlossberg is an 80 hectare grand cru in Alsace that is situated eight kilometres from Colmar, overlooking the Weiss Valley.  The Vins Alsace website actually has a lot of further information, including some very cool interactive maps that highlight the region’s stunning beauty.  You can find it here.  This wine from Paul Blanck is a very […]

Wolfberger Riesling Eichberg Alsace Grand Cru 2012

Although almost dry and made from riesling, this Grand Cru from the Wolfberger cooperative in Alsace has little in common in terms of aromatics and flavour with rieslings from the Clare and Eden Valleys.  It is bright in the glass with a pale intensity lemon in colour, and some tears evident.  Aromatically, it is clean, with medium […]