Alsace Millésimes – the rest

Kaefferkopf Grand Cru

It's not all about Riesling, as part 2 of our review of the Millésimes Alsace Digitasting reveals. See Alsace Millésimes – the Rieslings for the background.

Julia writes You may be surprised to learn that there is more Pinot Blanc than Riesling planted in Alsace, if only by a small margin, as the charts below make clear.

Alsace varieties 2022 CIVA
Alsace vineyard area by variety, 2022 (courtesy of the CIVA)

It surprised me, too, until Manon Tijou, the CIVA (Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace) economic and market intelligence manager reminded me that around two-thirds of Alsace's Pinot Blanc (including Auxerrois) is used for Crémant, which we could not taste in this digital...