Tesco Finest Alsace Pinot Gris (£7.79) has flecks of smoked honey
and star anise.
While they’re the same grape, Pinot Gris wines from Alsace tend to be richer
than Italy’s Pinot Grigios.
Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference Alsace Gewurztraminer (£7.99)
is Turkish delight covered in rose petals.
“Gewurz” means “spicy” in German, accounting for the Gewürztraminer grape’s
Cave de Turckheim Riesling (£7.99, Majestic) is a mouthful of
golden apple and grapefruit.
The cool Alsace climate is ideal for white grapes, which explains why 90 per
cent of the wines they produce are white.
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