Famille Hugel Classic Pinot Gris 2015 $41 (4 stars)

The immediate punch-in-the-face of pear, green apple, quince paste in this brand new release of an Alsace icon will be something you’ll relish.  Luscious and exotically spicy, with honeysuckle, fabulous fruit weight and delicious drive across the palate.  100% pinot gris grown in the Riquewihr district has produced a lovely example, which may have tiny tartrate crystals, or ‘wine diamonds’ in the bottle.  They’re a harmless result of a natural wine that hasn’t undergone fining or filtration.  Of all the Alsace varieties, the team at Hugel will tell you until they’re blue in the face that pinot gris has the greatest aging potential. I, on the other hand, am telling you to forget that and get amongst it immediately.

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