Sélection de Grains Nobles, the ultimate in Alsace sweetness from the volcanic soil of the Rangen de Thann, is sure to create a great wine. This really young wine is going to live up to the billing with its opulent honey and mineral character spiced with rich fruits and acidity. It will need many years, so drink from 2019.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.