Alsace enjoyed a rare Indian summer in 2001, and the beautiful October weather helped make some of the most delightful young wines I have tasted from the region in recent vintages. The healthy fruit combined high natural ripeness and high acidity, resulting in wines of elegance, finesse and pure fruit flavors.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2003.
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