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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2006

Crystal Clear

The 2004 vintage in Alsace yields crisp whites defined by purity and balance
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 31, 2006


Cool climates, such as that of Alsace, are desirable to winemakers for their long growing seasons. When conditions are right, an extended ripening period fosters slow maturity and flavor development in the grapes yet keeps acidity levels fresh.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 2006.

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