Extreme Alsace

The 2015 harvest yields highs and lows for France's celebrated white wine region
Extreme Alsace
Domaine Ostertag farms 26 acres of vineyards across five villages. (Leif Carlsson)
From the May 31, 2018, issue

2015 may not be a year that merits placement among the crème de la crème from Alsace. However, it is a unique vintage from the region, and if you seek out some of Alsace's esteemed names, you can start enjoying the year's best releases right now. Consumers need to do their homework when it comes to the 2015s, but the effort will reward with vibrant, expressive bottlings. Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus explains.

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