We're testing our new mobile-friendly website. Check out the beta version and let us know what you think!

Aging Alsace: Acidity Is the Key

Alison Napjus
Issue: November 30, 2010

The key to graceful aging typically lies in the wine's acidity. A firm backbone of acidity will integrate and soften into the wine over time, but also maintain the wine's freshness over years in the bottle. The top dry whites from Alsace are excellent examples of whites that are built to age. Wine Spectator tasting coordinator Alison Napjus explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 9, 2010.

To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!


Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of WineSpectator.com

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences

Classifieds

The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories