Riesling treats at the Auberge de l'Ill
29 Jun 2012 by Jancis Robinson
Those of us who travelled to Alsace earlier this month for the day-long tasting that was La Journée du Riesling were rewarded the night before by the following glorious dinner at the famous Auberge de l'Ill in Illhausern organised by the producers represented here. It was designed to show how well Riesling ages and succeeded in spades. The picture above shows the Auberge's sommelier Serge Dubs, Sommelier du Monde in 1989, pouring a magnum of Trimbach Clos St Hune for Colette Faller. He has worked at the Auberge for 38 years and is married to someone who has notched up a mere 35 years. Most of these glorious wines were...

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