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Magazine Archives: July 31, 2003

Alsace's Indian Summer

October weather turns trouble into triumph for 2001 harvest
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: July 31, 2003

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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