Dry Alsace Riesling: Expert's Choice

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Confusion over quality, sweetness levels, labelling and bottle shape have scared off many consumers. But persevere and you’ll find quality and value Alsace Rieslings, says Stephen Brook. See his top 18 picks here...
Alsace Riesling, Léon Beyer Ecaillers
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Léon Beyer, Ecaillers 2007

Léon Beyer, Ecaillers 2007
Classic nose that is taut and mineral. Suave and textured palate but still quite backward and austere now, with a long life ahead. (17/20pts (90/100pts)
Price £20 (2009) The Wine Society
Drink 2014–2022
Alc 12.5%

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