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A Milestone Vintage

Alsace celebrates its best harvest in 10 years
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: June 30, 2002

Alsace closed out the millennium with its finest vintage since the blockbuster 1990 harvest. The 2000 wines offer quality across the board, from the basic appellations to the grands crus. To sweeten the deal, warm, sunny days in early autumn provided ideal conditions for the late-harvest wines—the vendanges tardives and sélections de grains nobles.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2002.

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