Alsace is a shining star in 2007, a vintage in which many of France's major wine regions struggled. Wine lovers will find high quality across the board, from all of the region's grape varieties and across the full range of wine styles, dry to sweet. Because of this widespread quality, it's a good vintage for those unfamiliar with the wines of Alsace to give the area a try. Inquisitive newcomers can select a bottle and be relatively confident that their purchase will reward.
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