One of the great vineyard sites of Turckheim, Brand has produced this exquisitely balanced wine. Its fruits showcase intense acidity with citrus, pink grapefruit followed by pineapple crispness. Overall, the tight texture is still in charge, giving a mineral, textured character. So it does need to age; 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.