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Gentil 'Hugel' 2013


Gentil 2013
Appellation Alsace Contrôlée
Hugel & Fils
68340 Riquewihr (Haut-Rhin)

Tasted October 25th, 2016.

First come the green fruits,  Apple, Pear, some Melon. Then the more exotics take over, with Elderflower and Lychee. 334 more words

Wine Tasting

Wine and Choucroute of Alsace

I climb over the Vosges Mountains and head out of the pine forests into the wine valleys. My destination is Mittelbergheim, a small village with a Germanic name and 20 wine producers hidden along its narrow medieval streets. 578 more words

European Nomad

Ribeauvillé France

Ribeauvillé is one of the oldest medieval towns in Alsace and is rightfully touted as one of the prettiest. It is a small community, with approximately 5000 people and is surrounded by ancient town walls. 362 more words

Wine

Awesome Alsace

One of my big goals this year was to attain the French Wine Scholar (FWS) certification. The classes started yesterday and Alsace was the first unit. 396 more words

Alsace

Dom. Zusslin Sylvaner Alsace 2004

Domaine Valentin Zusslin, Vieilles Vignes, Sylvaner, AOC/AOP Alsace, Orschwihr, France, 2004.

This wine: varietal sylvaner, Demeter biodynamic registered, natural cork closure with inset wax cap, 12.5% abv, Gauntleys, bin end £4 (2016). 149 more words

10to20 - Still White