Many of the best wines in Alsace are classified according to the region’s
Grand Cru system. With a focus on the individual microclimates of various slopes of the sub-Vosgian hills,
these 51 historic parcels showcase the subtle differences of site and their impact on the key varieties of
Over the last fifteen years, a revolution in quality has propelled the Chianti Classico appellation back to the forefront of Italian winemaking and it is now widely acknowledged that these famed Tuscan hills provide some of the best wines in Europe, especially when it comes to price-quality ratio.
With terroir at the forefront of wine communication, Soave is the latest Italian appellation of note to officially launch its Cru system, adopting a Burgundian like hierarchy which places the 'single vineyard' at the summit.