The ultrasteep Rangen de Thann vineyard was rediscovered by Léonard Humbrecht and now is one of the top vineyard sites in Alsace. This impressive, elegant Riesling wears its ripeness easily, a streak of bright acidity with intense citrus character. It's ready to age for 5–6 years and surely many more.
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.