Category Archives: Alsace

Dirler Riesling 2005

Germany took on England in the final of the European Under 21 Championship last night and I had neither English nor German wine in the house. A sad state of affairs. I opted for a wine from Alsace, the best I could do in the circumstances. It was a good choice for a hot day.… Read More »

Radcliffe’s Gewurztraminer d’Alsace, Cave de Turckheim

Sitting playing a board game, Carcassonne The Discovery, we had a Radcliffe’s Gewurztraminer d’Alsace, Cave de Turckheim 2004. The game was simple yet absorbing, the wine was just as well balanced. Smelling of spices and honeysuckle and lychees and peaches, it was dry with enough acidity to balance out the explosion of spicy fruit which may otherwise… Read More »