See­ing Red

The Al­sace re­gion of France, with its di­verse soils and mi­cro­cli­mates, is best known for rich, aro­matic whites such as gewürz­traminer and ries­ling. In re­cent years, how­ever, many of its best es­tates have been pro­duc­ing unique and stylish wines from pinot

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Al­bert Mann Grand H 2012

Amaz­ing pu­rity of fruit, with dried straw­berry, dark cherry and nuts. Full body, shaved cho­co­late and spice. The fin­ish goes on for min­utes.

99 points

René Muré Grand Cru Clos Saint Landelin 2013

Tight yet tex­tu­rally beau­ti­ful, with vel­vety tan­nins and a smooth, very long fin­ish. Lots of grainy and dusty mouth­feel.

95 points

Hugel & Fils Ju­bilee 2009

Aro­mas of plum, cedar and foie gras. Turns to mush­room and flow­ers. With a full to medium body, the wine starts off slowly and then de­vel­ops on the palate.

95 points

Valentin Zus­slin Bol­len­berg Har­monie 2009

A fab­u­lous red with dried straw­berry, cit­rus and min­eral char­ac­ter. A full body and firm tan­nins yet re­fined and pol­ished. Just start­ing to open now. 95 points

Al­bert Boxler S 2013

This pinot shows al­monds, bark, ma­hogany and dried-flower char­ac­ter. Full body, fine tan­nins, bright, cit­rusy acid­ity and a min­eral fin­ish. White pep­per and spice. Fab­u­lous.

94 points

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